Thought Leadership on Improving Your Health Care

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

  • Comprehensive Primary Care Plus. (2017, February 23). Retrieved March 1, 2017, from http://lifelaboratory.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Comprehensive-Primary-Care-Plus-_-Center-for-Medicare-Medicaid-Innovation.pdf. Read more

Continuous Improvement

  • Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, IMI. (2001). "Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. National Academies Press. Read more
  • Porter, M., PhD, MBA (2013, October 1). The Strategy That Will Fix Health Care. Harvard Business Review. Read more
  • American Hospital Association, Committee on Research and Committee on Performance Improvement. (2016, January). Care and Payment Models to Achieve the Triple Aim. Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association.Read more

Triple Aim

  • Berwick, D., Nolan, T., Whittington, J. (2008). The Triple Aim: Care, Health, and Cost. Health Affairs, 27(3), 759-769. Read more
  • Equity and Achieving the Triple Aim [YouTube]. (2012) Read more
  • American Hospital Association, Committee on Research and Committee on Performance Improvement. (2016, January). Care and Payment Models to Achieve the Triple Aim. Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association. Read more

Population Health

  • Kindig, D., MD, PhD, Stoddart, G., PhD (2002). What Is Population Health? American Journal of Public Health, 93(3), 380-383. Read more
  • M. Stoto, Ph.D., (2013, February 21). Population Health in the Affordable Care Act Era. Read more
  • Populationhealthalliance.org. Understanding Population Health. (n.d.). Retrieved on February 19, 2015 Read more

Patient-Centered Medical Home

  • Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. (2007). Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Read more

Patient-Centric Care with Patient “Voice”

  • Porter, M., PhD, MBA, Pabo, E., MD, Lee, T., MD (2013). Redesigning Primary Care: A Strategic Vision To Improve Value By Organizing Around Patients' Needs. Health Affairs, 32(3), 516-524. Read more
  • Anderson, Chris. (2015) Leadership +. Patient-Centered Care: A Winning Proposition for All. Read more

Portability, Quality, and Safety EMR (Electronic Medical Records)

  • Hillestad, R., Bigelow, J., Bower, A., Girosi, F., Meili, R., Scoville, R., Taylor, R. (2005). "Can Electronic Medical Record Systems Transform Health Care? Potential Health Benefits, Savings, and Costs. Health Affairs, 24(5), 1103-1117. Read more
  • Black, David B. Why We Should Want a Portable Healthcare EMR. (October 2016) Huffington Post. Read more

CRNP (Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners) Collaborative Model

  • Resnick, B., PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, & Bonner, APRN-BC, A. (2003). Collaboration: Foundation for a Successful Practice. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 344-349. Read more
  • Collaborative Models of Primary Care: Case Studies in Colorado Innovation. (2010, October 1). Read more
  • American College of Physicians. Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care. (2009, January 1). Read more
  • Trilla, F., MD, & Patterson, A., RNCS, (1998). Physicians and Nurse Practioners in Collaborative Practice. Forum, 9-10.
  • Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care. (n.d.). Read more

Behavioral Health Counselor (BHC) Integrated Model

  • Lexicon for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration. (2013, April 1). Read more
  • Sederstrom, J. (2015). More ACOs look to behavioral health. Behavioral Healthcare. Read more
  • Skillman, Susan M, MS; Snyder, Cyndy R, PhD; Frogner, Bianca K, PhD; Patterson, Davis G, PhD. (2016) The Behavioral Health Workforce Needed for Integration with Primary Care: Information for Health Workforce Planning. Center For Health Workforce Studies. Read more
  • Introduction to Integrated Physical and Mental Health Care. APNA. Read more

Integrative Medicine inclusion into a Holistic Approach

  • Gerstman, I., MD (2011, August/September). Focus on Traditional Medicine Integrated with Holistic Medicine. Montgomery County Women's Journal, 7-7. Read more

Telemedicine Implementation in Primary Care

  • Telemedicine's Impact on Healthcare Cost and Quality. (2013, April 1). Read more
  • Telemedicine Case Studies. (n.d.). Read more
  • Kennedy, K. (2013, December 6). Use of telehealth network can boost care, study says. USA Today. Read more
  • Telemedicine. (n.d.). January 30, 2015. Read more
  • Patel, C. (2014, December 28). Will 2015 deliver the promise of telemedicine? Read more
  • Xu, R. (2014, March 10). The Doctor Will See You Onscreen. The New Yorker. Read more