Thursday, 19 November 2015

Intentional whole health system design

"When Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, Alaska, assumed responsibility for primary, community and mental health services for Alaska Native people in the mid-1990s, the quality of care and outcomes for the population were among the worst in the United States. Seventeen years later, Southcentral is widely regarded as one of the most successful examples of health system redesign in the United States and internationally. Costs are down and quality is up, with health outcomes among the best in the United States based on a wide range of measures."

Intentional whole health system design: Southcentral Foundation's 'Nuka' system of care
B Collins
The King's Fund
November 2015

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