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Shared decision-making with patients, though often time-consuming, creates a checks-and-balances approach between patient and doctor to achieve a shared solution.
Kyle Bradford Jones

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How Utah Oncology Created a Team of Teams

The following case study examines a new core competency in delivering value at a system level. At the University of Utah, leaders created integrated oncology teams organized for the patient. Collapsing historical silos and empowering front-line leaders grew adaptive teams that offered better value to cancer patients.

Tom Lee Exclusive

Chief Medical Officer of Press Ganey Tom Lee reminds us that value does not happen by accident, and good intentions are not enough. The goal of improving value has to be a major focus for everyone in an organization.

What the Hard Work of Bundled Care Really Looks Like

It’s clear that fee-for-service health care isn't working—so what alternative payment model does?

Online Reviews

Publishing patient comments on our website was and is more than a marketing or improvement strategy. It is about our system’s relationship with patients.

Curating Value: Archiving Utah's Exceptional Improvement Work

For years, the Exceptional Value Annual Report documented the performance of the organization on all 45 of the key initiatives identified in the Operational Plan.

Cracking the Code on Better, More Affordable Care

Health care organizations and providers have some understanding what they charge for care. But nationally, providers have a “complete lack of understanding” about the costs of health care, according to Michael Porter, Ph.D., and Robert Kaplan, Ph.D., ("The Big Idea: How to Solve the Cost Crisis in Health Care").

What Can Other States Learn from Utah about Delivering Great Health Care?

Utah “holds a unique distinction” when it comes to health care, according to a special report by the New England Journal of Medicine.

Why Does Wait Time Matter?

Waiting is such a firmly entrenched feature of healthcare that it is often taken as a given and not recognized for the disrespect it conveys.