A Proactive Framework for Organizational ChangeLearn to apply the principles of total quality management to the management of high-risk patients and improve quality of care, patient outcomes-and the bottom line."Finally, a model of managed health care that resonates with physicians and patients. A new direction for care management that makes sense on both humanitarian and financial grounds." - Sanford T. Kurtz, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer, Lahey Clinic"An exciting, promising, practical, and brand new approach to solving the cost/quality dilemma in managed care - high-risk population health management. This well thought-out program focuses on managing patients, not physicians." - Stuart Baker, M.D., executive vice president of clinical affairs, Voluntary Hospital Association
SAMUEL FORMAN, M.D., is chief medical officer of StatusOne Health Systems (www statusone.com). He is an acknowledged authority on population health management, disease management, and outcomes studies. MATTHEW KELLIHER is president and chief executive officer of StatusOne Health Systems. A leading innovator in the health care field, Kelliher has more than twenty years experience with improving health care systems throughout the United States.