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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A new report from the New York State Health Foundation and the Health Care Cost Institute examines health care spending, utilization, and prices for New Yorkers covered by employer-sponsored health insurance from 2013 to 2017. It includes analyses by type of service: inpatient, outpatient, professional services (e.g., doctor's visits), and prescription drugs.
The Commonwealth Fund has long tracked premature death as a way to measure the effectiveness of care delivery. A new Commonwealth Fund blog post explores ways the U.S. can reduce the number of people dying prematurely: by expanding insurance coverage, by making care more affordable, and by strengthening primary care.
September 25, 2019 3:00 pm
During this webinar, speakers will share lessons learned from the formal evaluation of the project and from the grantees themselves.
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