CORE METRICS FOR BETTER CARE, BETTER HEALTH, AND LOWER COSTS
An Institute of Medicine Workshop
Sponsored by Blue Shield of California Foundation
A Learning Health System Activity
IOM Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care
December 5–6, 2012
The Beckman Center of The National Academies
100 Academy Way
Irvine, CA 92617
- Discuss the vision for the nature, use, and impact of core health metrics.
- Identify the important principles, targets, infrastructure, processes, strategies, and policies.
- Describe lessons from efforts at national, state, community, and organization levels.
- Specify core needs and requirements and propose priority metric categories that will most reliably measure care outcomes, care costs, and health improvement.
- Consider specific examples of metric options within categories.
- Describe the implementation strategies—national, state, community, organizational.
|8:00 a.m.||Coffee and light breakfast available|
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome, introductions, and overview
Welcome from the IOM
Michael McGinnis, Institute of Medicine
Peter Long, Blue Shield of California Foundation
|Opening remarks and meeting overview
Craig Jones, Vermont Blueprint for Health (Planning Committee Chair)
|9:00 a.m.||Core metrics and health progress: Vision, principles, uses, requirements
Discuss the purpose of core metrics, review examples of their usefulness, consider their development and use at national, state, community, organizational, and individual levels, and preview some of development and implementation challenges.
|Vision and importance of measuring the three-part aim
Maureen Bisognano, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
|Vision for a systems approach to achieve the three-part aim
George Isham, HealthPartners
|Q&A and Open Discussion|
|Session Chair: Craig Jones, Vermont Blueprint for Health|
|10:30 a.m.||Current state of measurement
Discuss the inventory of current primary efforts, their relationships to each other, the categories of issues they cover, and the key discrepancies between the measurement vision and the current state of assessment on the three dimensions at the various levels. Illustrate issues with case studies.
|Craig Jones (Chair)||Vermont Blueprint for Health|
|David Atkins||Veterans Health Administration|
|Maureen Bisognano||Institute for Healthcare Improvement|
|Michael E. Chernew||Harvard Medical School|
|Diana S. Dooley||California Health and Human Services|
|Julie Gerberding||Merck and Co, Inc.|
|Marjorie Ginsburg||Center for Healthcare Decisions|
|Kate Goodrich||Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services|
|George J. Isham||HealthPartners, Inc.|
|Peter Margolis||Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center|
|Leo S. Morales||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Judy Murphy||Office of the National Coordinator for Health
|Samuel R. Nussbaum||WellPoint, Inc.|
|Patrick Remington||University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and
|Edward J. Sondik||National Center for Health Statistics|
|David M. Stevens||National Association of Community Health
|George Washington University School of Public
Health and Health Services
|Thomas B. Valuck||National Quality Forum|
|Anne F. Weiss||Robert Wood Johnson Foundation|
|Nancy Wilson||Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality|
|Staff officer: Robert Saunders