Transitions in Care-Quality Improvement Collaborative: Publications

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Building a More Effective Health Care System for Every New Yorker

Publication Date: 12.07.2016

This year’s annual report focuses on how UHF’s initiatives are addressing the challenges of a changing health care landscape and having a real impact on the quality, accessibility, affordability, and patient experience of health care.

Blueprint, Summer 2013

Publication Date: 07.01.2013

The Summer 2013 issue of Blueprint presents the Fund's new ten-point action agenda for improving transitions in care by creating effective partnerships with family caregivers, commentary by Jim Tallon, and news of other Fund programs and people.

Presentations from "Transitions in Care 2.0: Family Caregivers and Systems Change"

Publication Date: 06.05.2013

Read and hear selections from the conference "Transitions in Care 2.0: Family Caregivers and Systems Change."

Engaging Family Caregivers as Partners in Transitions

Publication Date: 05.14.2013
Author: Carol Levine, Deborah E. Halper, Jennifer L. Rutberg, and David A. Gould

This report highlights a three-year initiative to engage and support family caregivers as a core strategy for improving patient transitions from one care setting to another.

Blueprint, Spring 2013

Publication Date: 03.25.2013

The Spring 2013 issue of Blueprint spotlights the Fund's quality improvement partnerships; offers commentary by Jim Tallon; celebrates hospital auxilians and volunteers; and highlights the latest Fund news.

Explain. Improve. Connect.

Publication Date: 10.17.2012

Explain, improve, connect: three imperatives for our time that also describe both the goals and substance of the Fund's work.

Improving Transitional Care by Involving Family Caregivers

Publication Date: 12.12.2011
Author: Carol Levine

This presentation by Carol Levine, on the Fund’s Transitions in Care Quality Improvement Collaborative (TC-QuIC), was delivered on October 28, 2011, at a session of the National Health Policy Forum.

New Directions

Publication Date: 12.06.2011

New directions. Innovation. Fundamental change. Those imperatives are an essential part of the Fund's work, as highlighted in the 2011 annual report.

Blueprint, Summer 2011

Publication Date: 09.08.2011
Among the highlights of the summer 2011 issue of Blueprint is a cover story about an initiative that is bringing health care providers and family caregivers together to coordinate and improve patient transitions.

Blueprint, Spring 2011

Publication Date: 05.09.2011
Among the highlights of the spring 2011 issue of Blueprint is a cover story about the launch of a major community diabetes initiative.

Quality Collaborative, Fall 2010

Publication Date: 10.13.2010

This issue offers two different perspectives on one of the hot-button topics of our day—reducing avoidable hospital readmissions. In one, a CEO discusses her hospital’s decade-long approach, while in the other, GNYHA and the United Hospital Fund outline our multi-pronged strategy to work with providers throughout the region. Another article focuses on two of our initiatives to help hospitals better manage their use of antibiotics as a key to preventing avoidable infections. And an academic medical center’s chief quality officer discusses the importance of our Clinical Quality Fellowship Program, which is training the next generation of quality improvement and patient safety leaders.

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