"Involving Patients as a Path to Achieving the IHI Triple Aim"
Presented around the globe by The Institute for Healthcare Improvement Fellows.
The IHI Fellows are conducting an international experiment May 1−15. We will all be delivering a jointly developed presentation about the IHI Triple Aim to as many diverse audiences as possible across the US, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and New Zealand.
The first session at CCRMC in Building One, conference room one will be Thursday, May 5 at 10:00 am.
The presentations will encourage attendees to learn about the IHI Triple Aim and will enable all attendees to implement the IHI Triple Aim “By next Tuesday!”
Dial-in across Contra Costa County using the noon conference lines. To our valued partners both in the safety-net and beyond, we welcome your participation. Please contact my office for dial-in detail, or better yet, feel free to join us!
The presentation is scheduled for one hour. Presenters will be available for discussion for those interested. Room will be cleared promptly at 11:45 am.
About the presenters:
Dr James Mountford:
Dr James Mountford is Director of Quality for University College of London (UCL) Partners, one of five Academic Health Sciences Centers in the UK. UCLP’s mission is two-fold: first, to bring research through to routine clinical practice more rapidly; second, to drive a step-change in the quality and value of care for the population of North London through changes to both community-based and hospital care. UCLP was formed in October 2009, with five founding partners: University College London, UCL Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and Moorfield’s Eye Hospital.
From 2005-07, James was a Commonwealth Fund/Health Foundation Harkness Fellow in Health Policy, based in Boston at the Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) where he led the early work on the “Business Case for Quality” with Maureen Bisognano and Don Berwick. Before joining UCLP, James was a consultant in McKinsey’s London Healthcare practice where he led McKinsey’s work on clinical leadership.
James’s background is as an NHS doctor. He has a medical degree from Oxford and an MPH from Harvard. In 2009 he co-edited the UK’s first book on clinical leadership Clinical Leadership: Bridging the Divide. He has written and spoken on this and other topics related to quality and value both in UK and internationally. He sits on the board of Diagnosis, a healthcare social enterprise.
Teresa Pasquini is a full time community volunteer and advocate for improving the mental health system of our county, state, nation and world.
As a family member representative of the Contra Costa County Mental Health Commission, she works with all layers of the community to provide insight, oversight and to help improve and transform the mental health system. She is a Commission Liaison to the Mental Health Services Act Consolidated Planning and Advisory Workgroup (CPAW) and the Contra Costa Mental Health Coalition.
As a family member of two mental health consumers, her 35 year personal experience drives her passion to improve care for those consumers and families who suffer without treatment and recovery. An outspoken champion for all of the disenfranchised and underserved, she was a founding member of the Healthcare Partnership at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, bringing family/consumers/patients to decision making tables to transform the way healthcare is delivered.
Teresa also serves as a patient and family advocate on the Executive Leadership team of CCRMC. She is a strong voice for change and instilling a vision of hope to make healthcare welcoming and accessible for all.
(it feels odd to post my own bio - I'll keep it brief)
Chief Executive Officer of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Contra Costa Health Centers and Contra Cost County Detention Health Services.
I am privileged to work shoulder to shoulder with dedicated professionals and amazing community partners to provide quality care to all people in Contra Costa County with special attention to those who are most vulnerable to health problems.