Tag Archives: triple aim

The Future Of Medicaid: When Improving Upon The Wheel, Start With Something Round

As states and the federal government jointly design Medicaid’s future, it will be important to incorporate what we have already learned about what works --and what does not.

February 10, 2017

Ushering In The New Era Of Health Equity

There is no doubt that significant gains have been made in the effort to improve quality in health care, particularly in the area of patient safety. However, one key pillar of quality—achieving equitable care—has garnered significantly less attention than others.

October 31, 2016

The Health Care Payment Learning And Action Network: Supporting Effective Action On Alternative Payment Models

Key LAN participants explain that its framework is a guide for aligning payment with higher-value approaches to care, not a one-size–fits-all march to capitated payment. The authors discuss commentary on the framework by Robert Berenson and colleagues and elaborate on the LAN’s goals and activities.

October 25, 2016

Making Dental Care A Part Of ACOs

The Affordable Care Act offers new opportunities to bring medical and dental care delivery closer together to improve, integrate, and coordinate care via accountable care organizations or other kinds of clinically integrated networks.

September 7, 2016

Why Health Care Innovation Lags (And What To Do About It)

As health care reform gains momentum, the role of innovation is as important as ever. Yet, many health system executives struggle to reconcile innovation with the downsides of abandoning existing business models and disrupting long-standing culture and workflows.

August 3, 2016

Make The Clinician Burnout Epidemic A National Priority

The risk of burnout among physicians (and other health care professionals) represents a significant threat to system-wide achievement of Triple Aim goals.

April 21, 2016

Designing Successful Bundled Payment Initiatives

Successful bundled payment initiatives have demonstrated an ability to both lower costs and improve health care quality. However, bundled payments also change financial incentives because the model shifts risk from payers to providers. To address these concerns, there are three principles that...

April 20, 2016

Building Health Care Systems In Post-Earthquake, Post-Constitution Nepal

Today, challenges abound in Nepal -- recovery from the worst natural disaster in 80 years, a border conflict with India, and entrenched poverty. But a new Constitution offers exciting avenues for creating accountable care systems that meet the Triple Aim of patient-centered care, population...

April 14, 2016

Lessons From More Than A Decade In Patient Portals

Many of us look forward to a time when the experience of interacting with our health care providers will be as consumer-friendly as using an ATM or Uber. We offer real-world lessons from over a decade of work with Kaiser Permanente’s patient portal.

April 7, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Leveraging Today’s Health Care Environment To Achieve The Triple Aim

Health care is changing at a pace never experienced previously. We see Kaiser Permanente’s evidence-based medicine, technology, research, and commitment to deliver high-quality, affordable, patient-centered care as the factors that will continue our success in attaining the Triple Aim.

March 4, 2016