Henry Ford Health System: A Framework for System Integration, Coordination, Collaboration, and Innovation – 13 August 2009

Posted on August 14, 2009. Filed under: Health Mgmt Policy Planning, Health Systems Improvement | Tags: , |

Henry Ford Health System: A Framework for System Integration, Coordination, Collaboration, and Innovation

August 13, 2009
D. McCarthy, K. Mueller, S. Klein, Henry Ford Health System: A Framework for System Integration, Coordination, Collaboration, and Innovation, The Commonwealth Fund, August 2009.

Overview

“Henry Ford Health System is a vertically integrated health care system in southeastern Michigan whose leadership is committed to systemic integration, clinical excellence, and customer value through the core competencies of collaboration, care coordination, and innovation and learning. Henry Ford’s care innovation initiatives are multidisciplinary, team-led projects that target improvements in quality measures and evidence-based standards through problem-solving and the identification of common metrics to build consensus. The collaborative approach, fostered by shared vision and values, facilitates transformation throughout the system. Moreover, Henry Ford’s integration of care delivery and coverage facilitates quality monitoring, measurement, and improvement activities.”

Full text of the Case Study (1167K PDF )

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