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.
Members of an AcademyHealth Thematic Working Group on low-value care among African American and Latinx Populations call for a re-examination of the term "low-value care," arguing that our existing framework for increasing care value does not consider the experiences of African American and Latinx populations.
A panel of experts shared their insights on the shifting dynamics in pediatric care and research and discussed how performance measurement and improvement in pediatric care can be further advanced to improve overall outcomes
Members of an AcademyHealth thematic working group explore potential connections between digital health care strategies and low-value care. Authors identify three types of low-value care that digital health may generate, and offer policy solutions.
Reflecting upon the 2019 Summit, “Imagining a World Without Low-Value Care: What Will it Take?” sponsored by AcademyHealth, the Donaghue Foundation, and the ABIM Foundation, in collaboration with the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health and the Veterans Administration, a commentary published in the American Journal of Managed Care explores the main barriers preventing progress against low-value care and highlights promising solutions.
AcademyHealth's Medicaid Medical Directors Network (MMDN) share their perspectives on clinical matters related to telehealth, especially around equity, quality, and payment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a recent convening hosted by AcademyHealth, the ABIM Foundation, and the Donaghue Foundation, stakeholders explored what it takes to build successful partnerships between health systems leaders and researchers and how to deploy these partnerships to deliver high-value, equitable care.