1st Annual Crossing the Quality Chasm Summit by Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Care Services,

By Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Care Services, Committee on the Crossing the Quality Chasm: Next Steps Toward a New Health Care System, Janet M. Corrigan, Ann C. Greiner, Karen Adams

Offers a record on a chain of stories generated by way of the Institute of drugs devoted to bettering the standard and safeguard of healthiness care. Discusses in-depth the transformation of our present healthcare supply method, with specific emphasis on defense, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, potency, and fairness. Softcover.

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The morning of the first day of the summit set the context for the event. It shone a spotlight on our broken health system from the patient’s perspective, highlighted ways in which communities are working to overhaul the dysfunctional design of local health systems, and challenged participants—both local and national—to reach further and stretch higher in their efforts to remake American health care. The summit welcome and introductions were shared by Reed Tuckson, IOM committee chair and senior vice president, UnitedHealth Group; Harvey Fineberg, president of the IOM; and John Lumpkin, senior vice president, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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DHHS, 2004). The group presented a strategy with the initial 1-year goal of convening a group of 15 communities that would include all of the key stakeholders and defining a shared dataset for behavioral health in primary care. This first year would see pilot collection of these data and conclude with the formulation of recommendations for a national behavioral health data policy. Over the course of 3 years, this effort would be expanded to include a broader base of community agencies and stakeholders.

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