As noted in the Institute of Medicine’s seminal report Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, “health care today harms too frequently and routinely fails to deliver its potential benefits.” For over a decade, foundations have been showcasing to the field that improving health care quality is both needed and possible. GIH recognizes that this work is now an integral part of the health reform law and that bridging the “quality chasm” will require change at all levels of our health care system.
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This Health Affairs article describes engaging consumers through technology and promising practices at four health care delivery organizations. Research reported in this article was partially funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute award.
A new issue brief from the New York State Health Foundation provides details on New York’s groundbreaking surprise bill legislation, the impact of the law to date, and further enhancements that can be made to continue New York’s leadership on an issue that is increasingly receiving attention as a pro-consumer and pro-price transparency priority.
May 30, 2019 • Washington, DC
This two-day meeting will discuss issues and projects relevant to improving rural health.
June 12, 2019 • Seattle, Washington
Please join GIH for the 2019 annual conference in Seattle
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