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Triple Aim Program: Assessing Its Effectiveness as a Hospital Management Tool
Hospital Topics
  • Joseph Coyne, Washington State University
  • Peter E. Hilsenrath, University of the Pacific
  • Barry S. Arbuckle, MemorialCare Health System
  • Fareed Kureshy, AutoGenomics, Inc.
  • David Vaughan, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • David Grayson, Ko Awatea I Health System
  • Tuba Saygin, Washington State University
Document Type
Article
DOI
10.1080/00185868.2014.968488
Publication Date
10-2-2014
Abstract
According to a recent national survey of Hospital chief executive officers, financial challenges are their top concern, especially government reimbursement. Moreover, the patient faces greater deductibles forcing hospitals to prioritize price transparency. The Triple Aim program is a tool available to hospital management to help address these challenges. This study indicates that the Triple Aim is valuable to healthcare providers and patients by reducing medical errors, improving healthcare quality, and reducing costs on a per capita basis. Managerial implications are discussed for hospitals and health systems considering this approach to addressing financial challenges.
Citation Information
Joseph Coyne, Peter E. Hilsenrath, Barry S. Arbuckle, Fareed Kureshy, et al.. "Triple Aim Program: Assessing Its Effectiveness as a Hospital Management Tool" Hospital Topics Vol. 92 Iss. 4 (2014) p. 88 - 95 ISSN: 0018-5868
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter-hilsenrath/240/