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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Puget Sound Health Alliance

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Outcomes Healthier People Greater Value
Goal Improved Quality of Care
Strategies Useful Information Consistent Incentives
Methods
  • Agreement on effective treatments
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  • Agreement on how to measure value
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  • Public report on local healthcare
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  • Useful resources and tools
  • Recognition
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  • Benefit design
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  • Value-based purchasing
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  • Pay for performance for providers
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  • Technology adoption
  Creating the Tools and Motivation to Support Quality Improvement

Notes:

Here's another way of looking at the purpose of the Alliance.

One person called the Alliance approach as "using quality improvement as a cost containment strategy"

No doubt about it, we are focused on getting more effective care, more affordable care and greater value for every dollar spent on health care


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