Quality and Efficiency

Making health care more patient-focused, outcome-driven, safe, effective, and efficient

Quality and Efficiency

Making health care more patient-focused, outcome-driven, safe, effective, and efficient

Enormous progress has been made, but health care quality, safety, and outcomes remain far too variable—and patients’ priorities and well-being too often don’t receive the attention they merit. In response, UHF is working to help train quality improvement leaders, promote best practices in patient and family engagement, improve quality measurement, increase reliability and efficiency, and foster innovation in care delivery.

Current initiatives: Children's Health Initiative, Family Caregiving, Innovation Strategies, Medicaid Institute, Quality Institute

 
Publications
Aug. 22, 2019
Reforming Payment for Children's Long-Term Health

Lessons from New York State's value-based payment effort, focused on children's health care.

Aug. 6, 2019
A Model for Improving and Assessing Outpatient Stewardship Initiatives for Acute Respiratory Infections

Results from an observational study evaluating the effectiveness of antibiotic stewardship interventions in New York City outpatient settings.

July 16, 2019
DSRIP Promising Practices: Strategies for Meaningful Change for New York Medicaid

Identifying key lessons and promising practices from the first four years of New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program.