Saturday, 04 April 2015
One of ICHOM’s key goals is to enable patients – the most important stakeholders in health care – to choose where to seek medical care based on trustworthy information about quality. But how should quality be defined? How should the quality of health care providers be assessed? The Wall Street Journal’s Melinda Beck investigates the
Tuesday, 06 January 2015
“Patients cannot properly align health care decisions with their own values and priorities unless they truly understand the likelihood of different outcomes,” says Dr. Deborah Korenstein of the American College of Physicians. Read the article by Diana Phillips here: Medscape.com.
Friday, 05 December 2014
The ICHOM team is thrilled to announce that the Scottish Government has partnered with our organization to support our Working Group on Dementia. The Standard Set for Dementia will include the results of care that matter most to patients. By measuring the Standard Set, providers around the world will improve the value of the care they deliver.
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Wednesday, 08 October 2014
“At its core, delivering value for patients is not a medical science challenge, according to Porter, but rather a managerial, organizational and leadership challenge.” Learn more: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/hospital-of-tomorrow/articles/2014/10/07/hospital-of-tomorrow-experts-call-for-improving-value-in-health-care.
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Our Standard Sets of Outcomes can be used for different purposes: engaging with patients and discuss treatment options, improving care by systematically measuring – and acting – on outcomes, speeding up research; purchasing on value. It’s this last usage that we would like to highlight today. NHS in the United Kingdom, started in include a
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
You can find the ICHOM Newsletter – September 2014 and all the others here.
Monday, 10 March 2014
Keep up-to-date on all of ICHOM’s activities with our quarterly newsletter.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
ICHOM has created a new website that better reflects who we are and what we do. It also enables us to provide you with new and more relevant information. Some elements from our previous website we are planning to reintroduce in the near future. Specifically for our members – our closest partners – we have