Aug 14, 2017
From the Government Institute
The need to accelerate achievement of better Medicaid program performance is now heightened as the potential shift in program structure and funding is deliberated by federal policy makers.
Turning policy into practice can be challenging and slow; particularly related to large-scale change such as healthcare delivery system transformation. While lessons have been learned from successful and less successful healthcare reform attempts, the focus on implementation at the local level is not always top of mind of those who design the future state.
This white paper explores how to bridge the gap between policy design and implementation by following a set of guiding principles gained through various case studies that utilize structured Rapid Cycle Continuous Improvement programs targeting process improvements by frontline healthcare professionals.