Johns Hopkins Promotes Model to Coordinate Ambulatory Care, Improve Quality

April 1, 2016 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care


‚ÄčAmbulatory care organizations may be interested in an article published online in Academic Medicine that describes a model used to coordinate care and improve quality in two Johns Hopkins hospital outpatient centers and more than 39 primary and specialty care outpatient facilities. The initiative required participation of a multidisciplinary team, including leaders in primary care, medical specialties, and surgical practices, who formed a joint council that tied improvement efforts with 12 federally required performance metrics. One year after implementing the model, participating ambulatory care organizations improved in all 12 quality measures.

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