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Quality Improvement

Evidence to support quality improvement leads to better patient outcomes and more efficient and effective systems of care. It includes expanding our understanding and application of what works best, when, as well as efforts that seek to reduce harms and unnecessary care.

Blog Post

Opportunities to improve care coordination and patient engagement among Medicaid beneficiaries

Highlighting research presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in June 2018, Rebecca Bruno of MITRE, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, points to solutions for addressing social determinants of health and improving health outcomes and reduced costs of care for the Medicaid population.
Posted Jul 16, 2018 By Rebecca Bruno
Blog Post

Breaking through the hype in health care: What can machine learning really do for your patients?

The holy grail in health care is not fancier technology and tools, it is physician and patient behavior change. Machine learning will truly come of age when it can improve the decision-making of clinicians and patients or improve their efficiency in carrying out the actions that follow from those decisions.
Posted Feb 21, 2018 By Jean Drouin, M.D.
Past Event

Webinar: Measuring Low-Value Care: Priorities for Patient-Centered Metrics

AcademyHealth, in partnership with the ABIM Foundation, has developed a set of priorities through engagement of multi-stakeholder groups to develop, test, and use measures of low-value care that are sensitive to patient’s values. This webinar encompases a discussion of the rationale and scope of the project, the prioritization methods, and implications of the prioritization endeavors for low-value care measurement
Date & Time Tuesday, September 5, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET Location Online