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Enabling Change in Health Care

Innovation centers such as the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation — an arm of the University of Pennsylvania Health System — are using rapid, low-cost experiments to explore new approaches to improving care.

Health care reforms and market trends are stimulating local health systems to seek better and more cost-efficient ways of meeting their patients’ needs. This case study is part of ongoing research by The Commonwealth Fund to track how health systems are transforming care delivery, particularly to meet the needs of high-needs, high-cost patients and vulnerable populations.

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Publication Details

Publication Date: August 6, 2015


Martha Hostetter
Consulting Writer and Editor, Pear Tree Communications
Consulting Writer and Editor
Douglas McCarthy
Senior Research Advisor, The Commonwealth Fund