"Readers should go broad and go deep with this book. Readers who do both will find this book a valuable framework for approaching the complexities of leading health care organizations today…it will provide a framework for approaching the work, and that framework is one likely to lead to business success and personal satisfaction."
—From the Foreword by Thomas H. Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey and Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The U.S. health care system continues to undergo transformation, with a rate of change that has accelerated in recent years. This rapidly evolving field requires a new level of astute clinical leadership. The bottom line is that physician leadership will be the key ingredient for any dramatic change in our health care system and a fundamental driver of outcomes for patients and communities.
Leading Heath Care Transformation prepares physician leaders with the evidence, tools, and ideas to make and lead systemic improvement. This second edition provides fresh insights, new evidence, and modern topics with revised and updated chapters. Each chapter is complete with contemporary evidence, pragmatic case studies, lessons learned, and action steps for physician leaders.
This second edition of Leading Health Care Transformation is a succinct and practical primer on 16 key topics in health care transformation. Physician leadership is critical to transform care; this book will help guide the way.
Chapter 1: The Health Care Landscape
Chapter 2: Effectively Implementing Quality and Safety Improvement
Chapter 3: Building a Culture of Safety
Chapter 4: Principles and Practices of High Reliability Organizations
Chapter 5: Key Quality and Safety Measures
Chapter 6: Using Data for Feedback and Improvement
Chapter 7: Physician Champions
Chapter 8: Leading Effective Teams: For Clinical Care and for Performance Improvement
Chapter 9: Spreading and Sustaining Improvement
Chapter 10: Engaging Patients and Families in Safety and Quality
Chapter 11: Health Equity and Addressing Disparities
Chapter 12: Addressing Variation in Utilization
Chapter 13: Improving Care Coordination and Reducing Readmissions
Chapter 14: Population and Community Health
Chapter 15: New Payment Models: Value-Based Purchasing
Chapter 16: The Clinical Leader Role in Emerging Models of Care, Disruption and Innovation