I just had my birthday … and it’s Heart Month. This has gotten me thinking about what my heart might look like. I’m curious: does it look like that of a 30-year-old or is it more like a 70-year-old’s? I would imagine there would be a lot of variation and many Americans may have hearts that appear older than their actual age. Imagine that!
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“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” ― Roy T. Bennett
“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ― Alan W. Watts
“Welcome change.” – Fortune in cookie I opened on January 29, 2018 (no kidding).
Like many others, our organization is undergoing a...Read more
In my last post, I put forward some core “change principles” to guide our communities in working to transform the U.S. health care system. In this installment, I’ll try to apply those principles in recommending ways to enhance the value of the quality improvement work that HealthInsight and similar organizations perform for the Medicare program.
As the nation’s largest single purchaser of health care, the Centers...Read more
HealthInsight has worked with providers and patients for more than 40 years to improve health and health care. We feel both proud of and humbled by this experience. Proud, because our services have improved health outcomes and helped transform the care delivered to millions of people. And humbled because experience has taught us that real transformation takes time and sustained commitment—and it is hard. We...Read more