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Clinician's Perspective

I'm very excited to be part of GLPTN and witness firsthand some of the exciting changes that are taking place in our healthcare system to help promote high quality care. I hope to see the tools of implementation science put to the test to help rapidly disseminate meaningful improvements to healthcare processes and ultimately to patients' lives.Ashley Overley, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Division of Mental Health & Addiction IN Family & Social Services Administration


2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Dear Colleague: Today, health systems and professionals are equipped with the knowledge and technology to ...

3 Robust Approaches to Dementia Care

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

3 Robust Approaches to Dementia Care Programs integrate services in the hospital and out, and among ...

A Population Health Approach to Dementia

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A Population Health Approach to Dementia by Catherine A. Alder, JD, Bharath B. Reddy Bynagari and Malaz ...


Era 3 for Medicine and Health Care

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Constant conflict roils the health care landscape, including issues related to the Affordable Care Act, electronic health records, payment changes, and consolidation of hospitals and health plans. The morale of physicians and other clinicians is in jeopardy. Read more here.

How collaboration is giving practices the resources they need

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Certain practice changes can help physicians deliver higher quality care at lower costs, but many physicians don’t have the time, staff or resources to make the necessary transformations or ensure that they take hold. Find out how one health care system is using a peer-based learning network to establish effective long-term changes. Read more here.

Providers progressing toward pay-for-value but have many needs, HIMSS survey finds

Thursday, March 3, 2016

About half of respondents participate in some type of an alternative payment model, but few view their organization as highly prepared for the transition, the survey says. Read the article here.

CMS and major commercial health plans, in concert with physician groups and other stakeholders, announce alignment and simplification of quality measures

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), as part of a broad Core Quality Measures Collaborative of health care system participants, released seven sets of clinical quality measures. Read the full story here here.

Altarum Institute to Lead Clinical Practice Transformation Effort in Michigan

Friday, October 2, 2015

Altarum Institute is excited to announce that it will lead the Michigan arm of a three-state quality improvement effort funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. View full story here

IU School of Medicine receives Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Indiana University School of Medicine is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. The IU School of Medicine will receive up to $46.4 million to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in […]

IU Med school Leading ‘Transformational’ Program

Thursday, October 1, 2015

A new $46 million program spearheaded by the Indiana University School of Medicine is taking on the lofty goal of improving health care while lowering costs. The Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network involves training and deploying “quality improvement advisors” to transform the way 10 million patients are cared for by 11,500 medical professionals at hospitals […]

HHS announces $685 million to support clinicians delivering high quality, patient-centered care

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $685 million in awards to 39 national and regional health care networks and supporting organizations to help equip more than 140,000 clinicians with the tools and support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and reduce costs. The Transforming Clinical Practice […]

IU Med School receives $46M from feds to improve health care

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Indiana University School of Medicine has received a federal grant of up to $46.4 million over four years to help physicians in transforming the way they practice to meet the Affordable Care Act’s goals of reducing costs and improving patient care. View Full Story

Purdue Healthcare Advisors to provide Indiana health care providers with technical assistance through Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

As part of an award announced Tuesday (Sept. 29) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Purdue Healthcare Advisors will support 3,000 clinicians in Indiana with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and spend health care dollars more wisely. View Full Story

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