This Viewpoint uses Yelp posts about hospital performance to argue for the importance of unstructured online comments and crowdsourcing to health systems’ quality improvement efforts.
This Viewpoint discusses hospital rating systems and ways to improve them to drive quality improvement efforts and provide patients with relevant, accessible composite information.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine’s 2016 Vital Directions initiative proposes core changes in health care culture and infrastructure that will be necessary before payment reforms can result in improved patient outcomes and at lower costs.
This study compares health care costs and outcomes for patients with joint replacement or sepsis before and after implementation of a value-drive outcomes program designed to give physicians information about clinical outcomes, costs, and variation.
This Viewpoint discusses Kaiser Permanente’s systems model approach to addressing intimate partner violence using patient messaging, electronic health records, quality improvement, and implementation science.
This cluster randomized trial investigated the effects of a quality improvement intervention comprising checklists, goal setting, and clinician follow-up vs routine care on mortality among adults in Brazilian intensive care units.
This Viewpoint discusses what can realistically be expected from the US health care system and how the nation achieve it.
In this Viewpoint, Berwick discusses 2 “eras” of the medical profession and offers changes that would be useful to move into a new “moral era.”
This Viewpoint defends the use measures in quality improvement initiatives and outlines lessons from past experiences that could make their future use as quality measures more successful.
This Viewpoint describes how the continuous process improvement strategies of manufacturing industries can help physicians drive efforts to improve quality and enhance innovation.
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