Case Studies: Other (e.g., Association, Intermediary), Process Improvement

12 documents

Sort By: Date Alphabetical

The Business Case for Pharmaceutical Management: A Case Study of Henry Ford Health System

August 23, 2004 - To shorten hospitalization for deep vein thrombosis, Henry Ford experimented with the use of an expensive new drug, low molecular weight heparin, and set up a lipid clinic to maximize the benefit of powerful new cholesterol-lowering drugs.

Case Study

Case Study: Iowa's Health Literacy Collaborative Is Transforming Patient-Provider Communication

March 12, 2007 - Iowa's largest integrated health care system converted health literacy research into practice and policy by using multidisciplinary teams to implement proven interventions and tools throughout its organization.

Case Study

Case Study: Promoting High Reliability Surgery at Kaiser Permanente

January 20, 2005 - Kaiser Permanente instituted a program to promote effective teamwork and communication among care teams working in high-risk areas such as surgery and obstetrics.

Case Study

Case Study: The Harvard Center for Medical Simulation's Labor and Delivery Crisis Resource Management Course

March 30, 2005 - To prepare clinicians to handle critical situations in labor and delivery, the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation created a simulation-based Labor and Delivery Crisis Resource Management training course designed to increase teamwork and procedural skills among teams of providers.

Case Study

Case Study: The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

May 26, 2005 - The American College of Surgeons created a national program to measure and improve risk-adjusted surgical outcomes using validated methods first developed and proven in VA hospitals.

Case Study

Case Study: The Washington University Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration Program

June 30, 2005 - CMS has launched several demonstration programs to find out whether chronic care management programs developed in the private sector can be effective for the Medicare population.

Case Study

Case Study: University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Telehealth Network

March 12, 2007 - A state university created a telehealth network to improve the health of nearby underserved and isolated populations through education, research, and service.

Case Study

Denver Health: A High-Performance Public Health Care System

July 12, 2007 - Denver Health, a comprehensive and integrated medical system that is Colorado's largest health care safety-net provider, has a national reputation as a high-performance organization

Case Study

Genesys HealthWorks: Pursuing the Triple Aim Through a Primary Care-Based Delivery System, Integrated Self-Management Support, and Community Partnerships

July 22, 2010 - Genesys HealthWorks is a model of care developed by Genesys Health System in metropolitan Flint, Michigan. This case study looks at how Genesys aims to improve population health and the patient experience of care while reducing or controlling increases in the per capita cost of care.

Case Study

Mayo Clinic: Multidisciplinary Teamwork, Physician-Led Governance, and Patient-Centered Culture Drive World-Class Health Care

August 13, 2009 - The Mayo Clinic is the world's oldest and largest integrated multispecialty group medical practice, combining clinical practice, education, and research at the regional, national, and international levels for the benefit of individuals with routine as well as complex health care needs.

Case Study

Reducing Inappropriate Induction of Labor: Case Study of Intermountain Health Care

November 19, 2004 - This intervention reduced the rate of inappropriate elective labor induction through implementation of an evidence-based clinical guideline along with performance monitoring, peer review, and patient education.

Case Study

St. Charles Hospital: Improving Surgical Care Through Best-Practice Literature and Order Sets

September 22, 2009 - From 2004 to 2008, St. Charles Hospital achieved dramatic improvement on process-of-care measures, particularly on those intended to reduce surgical complications. This case study examines how they achieved these quality improvements.

Case Study