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Connected for Health Using Electronic Health Records to Transform Care Delivery

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ISBN-10: 1118018354

ISBN-13: 9781118018354

Edition: 2010

Authors: Louise L. Liang, Donald M. Berwick

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Kaiser Permanente has implemented the largest nongovernmental electronic health record in the world, serving more than 8.6 million Kaiser Permanente members. Called KP HealthConnect, its impact on patient care outcomes, efficiency, safety, and patient engagement and satisfaction already is of intense interest throughout the health care industry. In this volume, Louise L. Liang, MD, who led the massive KP HealthConnect implementation, collects lessons learned from the organization's successful deployment strategy and highlights ways in which the new technological tools are changing and improving - the health care provided to patients and the operations and culture of the organization.Advance…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.61" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 0.946

Louise L. Liang, MD, serves as an executive consultant to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and speaks, writes, and consults on a broad set of health care issues including electronic information systems, quality, safety, service, and practice redesign. From 2002 to 2009, she served as senior vice president, Quality and Clinical Systems Support, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Inc. Working with leaders throughout Kaiser Permanente, she oversaw the national quality agenda to ensure that members received excellent care and service. She led the development and implementation of Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect, a $4 billion-plus organizationwide electronic health…    

Forward
Introduction
KP HealthConnect: A Primer
Setting the Course
Opportunity and Strategic Leadership
Laying the Tracks
Implementation through Collaboration
Physician Leadership and Engagement
Nursing Leadership and Impact
Case Study: Deploying KP HealthConnect in Colorado
Harvesting Value
Making It Matter: Value and Quality
Managing the Health of Populations
Redesigning Primary Care with KP HealthConnect
Making Health Personal
Improving Patient Safety
Supercharging Research through KP HealthConnect
FUTURE Directions
KP HealthConnect and the Archimedes Model
The Digital Transformation of Health Care