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Webinar: The Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplaces: What's the Experience So Far?

1/22/2014 11:12:00 AM - Check out the materials from a Commonwealth Fund–sponsored webinar on the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces, hosted by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute.

Using WhyNotTheBest.org to Benchmark and Improve Performance: Stories from the Field

9/24/2013 3:30:00 PM - Download the presentations and review the archived webinar, during which participants saw a live demo of WhyNotTheBest.org and heard stories from the field from those using the tool in their work.

Pioneer ACOs: Lessons Learned from Participants and Dropouts

9/23/2013 2:57:00 PM - On September 23, 2013, more than 200 congressional and administration staff, journalists, and other Washington, D.C., policy stakeholders convened for a briefing to discuss lessons learned from participants in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO )program and the progress of ACOs across the nation.

Health Insurance Marketplaces Briefing: Different Strokes for Different States

8/9/2013 2:40:00 AM - On August 9, 2013, more than 150 congressional and administration staff, journalists, and other Washington, D.C., policy stakeholders convened for a briefing to discuss the preparedness of states and the federal government for open enrollment in the exchanges beginning October 1.

The Role of State Legislators in Payment and Delivery System Reform

7/24/2013 10:11:00 AM - Download the presentations from a July 15 webinar about the role of state legislators in payment and delivery system reform.

Gauging the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative's Impact on Primary Care

7/10/2013 10:26:00 AM - Download the presentations from a July 9 webinar about the impact of this five-year demonstration from the perspective of both researchers and clinic directors on the ground.

Medicare for the 21st Century: A Briefing

6/3/2013 2:52:00 AM - On June 3, 2013, more than 200 congressional and administration staff, journalists, and other Washington, D.C., policy stakeholders convened for a briefing to discuss the sustainability of the Medicare program.

Health Insurance Marketplaces: A Progressive States Network Webinar

5/13/2013 9:54:00 AM - The Progressive States Network and The Commonwealth Fund recently cosponsored the second in a series of webinars designed for state legislators and legislative staff on health care challenges and opportunities.

Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Do They Work? A Briefing

5/3/2013 10:23:00 AM - Washington, D.C., policy stakeholders recently convened for a briefing to discuss what preliminary results of medical home pilots say about their effect on health outcomes, quality of care, patient and provider satisfaction, and health care costs.

Medicaid Expansion: A Progressive States Network Webinar

4/22/2013 4:17:00 PM - The Progressive States Network and The Commonwealth Fund recently cosponsored the first in a series of webinars designed for state legislators and legislative staff on health care challenges and opportunities.

Webinar: Measuring Progress in Accountable Care

3/14/2013 12:00:00 AM - This webinar provided highlights from the Premier Research Institute's study of 59 hospitals involved in a national accountable care collaborative, as well as feedback from two participating organizations.

Webinar: What States Need to Do to Enforce the ACA's Health Insurance Protections

3/12/2013 9:48:00 AM - A March 12 webinar drew on a Commonwealth Fund brief that examines state action on these protections. The event was cosponsored by the Progressive States Network.

Webinar: The 2012 International Survey of Primary Care Physicians

2/5/2013 9:40:00 AM - The Commonwealth Fund hosted a webinar on February 5 that examined key survey findings, with commentary and perspective provided by respondents from England, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.

Using WhyNotTheBest.org to Explore Health Care Performance Data for Hospitals, Hospital Groups, and Regions

1/17/2013 12:00:00 AM - During this webinar for members of AcademyHealth, presenters introduced The Commonwealth Fund's health care quality benchmarking tool, WhyNotTheBest.org, and demonstrated how to use it to inform research.

Webinar: How Sustainable Hospitals Are Achieving Major Savings

12/4/2012 4:32:00 PM - Watch the recording or download materials from a webinar about how hospitals can achieve savings and reduce their carbon footprint through sustainability programs to reduce energy use and waste, achieve operating room supply efficiencies, and more.