Are the Drivers of Healthcare Change Changing Healthcare Outcomes?

  • James S. Powers


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) measures success defined as improving the patient’s experience of care within the National Academy of Medicine’s six aims for healthcare improvement: safety, effectiveness, patient centeredness, timeliness, efficiency, and equity. Better health is defined as increasing the overall health of populations. Improved quality of care could reduce overall healthcare cost and the patient’s experience of care.


Patient experience of care Healthcare improvement Population health 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James S. Powers
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  1. 1.Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical CenterNashvilleUSA

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