• Life Laboratory – advocates for children
    We leverage emerging technologies to measure, track and report findings.
  • Life Laboratory – advocates for seniors
    We test concepts for providing optimal quality care at a lower cost.
  • Life Laboratory – advocates for families
    We seek new initiatives that can be readily implemented at the primary care level.
  • Life Laboratory – advocates for better care
    We strive to ensure that high value for patients is the primary focus.

Joint Principles of PCMH

Facilitate partnerships between patients, personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patient's family. More

Population Health

Understanding of this phrase differs. Many see population health as an opportunity to improve health outcomes. More

Value-based Health Care

Achieving high value for patients must become the goal of health care delivery. [health outcomes achieved per dollar spent] More


The Patient-Family Journey from Outpatient to Inpatient: Improving Quality and Safety With the Outpatient EMR and PCP Collaboration

By David J. Badolato, MD, in PSQH. Most Americans agree that the healthcare system is in need of a major transformation to deliver value to all stakeholders; however, there are varying perspectives on what exactly is broken and how it needs to be fixed depending on each stakeholder’s definition ... Read More ›

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provide an overview of Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) and additional links for more detailed information. Background: Through a unique public­ private partnership with 54 aligned payers in 14 regions (PDF) ... Read More ›

Care and Payment Models to Achieve the Triple Aim

This report was produced by the AHA Committee on Research and Committee on Performance Improvement.  It discusses seven key principles for a new care delivery system. Hospitals and health care systems are striving to achieve the Triple Aim – improving the patient experience of care, improving the ... Read More ›