Era of Partnership

A New Era of Partnership Between Pharmaceutical Companies and Health Care Delivery Organizations

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The leadership training program called “A New Era of Partnership” was held this week at Baylor Scott & White Health. This program covers a wide range of topics such as population health management, performance improvement methodologies, and the role of health information technology. The participants that attended this program really enjoyed it and found the information presented very relevant and applicable …

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The Guide to Achieving STEEEP Health Care Receives the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award

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The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has awarded David J. Ballard, MD, MSPH, PhD, FACP, with the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award for his work “The Guide to Achieving STEEEP Health Care.” Dr. Ballard is the chief quality officer for Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) in Dallas, Texas, …

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 26th Annual National Forum

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Achieving health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered (STEEEP) is not an endpoint, but a journey.  Baylor Scott & White Health has traveled this journey during its 100 years as a quality leader. We see it as part of our mission to work with others to help them achieve the highest levels of quality and safety …

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The Guide to Achieving STEEEP Health Care Now Available!

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Achieving health care this is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered care (STEEEP®) is not an endpoint, but a journey. This journey requires a commitment to quality improvement from the highest levels of leadership combined with the interdependent development of several key components of health care delivery: administration and governance, clinical leadership, quality programs and expertise, data analytics, and …

Baylor Scott & White Health Employees Attend Press Ganey National Client Conference

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The Press Ganey National Client Conference was this week in Orlando, Florida. Health care professionals from all over the world interested in improving quality and enhancing the patient experience attend this annual conference. Dr. David Ballard and Jan Compton were asked to present on the patient safety culture program at Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) to attendees at the conference. Dr. …

First Board Engagement in Quality and Patient Safety Course a Success

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The STEEEP Academy Leadership Series prepares health care leaders with the necessary knowledge and strategies to lead and sustain meaningful improvements in health care quality and patient safety. Led by Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) clinical and quality improvement experts, each 1.5-day intensive course combines performance improvement fundamentals with leadership and management lessons in the areas of people, culture, and …

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Baylor Scott & White Health’s Patient Safety Program Now Available for External Organizations

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The Patient Safety Assessment Program developed by Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is now available for external health care organizations who are interested in enhancing their culture of safe care. This program comes from The Office of Patient Safety at BSWH, which has a long history of successfully improving the quality of care that patients receive and even is credited with creating …

Dr. Ballard’s Book on STEEEP Care Receives Prestigious Shingo Award

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“Achieving STEEEP® Health Care,” the story of Baylor Health Care System’s journey of improving quality, received the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award. David J. Ballard, MD, MSPH, PhD, FACP, CMM, chief quality officer for Baylor Scott & White Health and president of the STEEEP Global Institute, is the book’s author. “Receipt of the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award signifies the authors’ contribution to …

Dr. Ballard Goes to China to Discuss the Delivery of Quality Health Care

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The STEEEP Global Institute (SGI) leverages the expertise and experience of the Baylor Health Care System to assist other domestic and international healthcare organizations in improving healthcare quality. Dr. David Ballard, President of SGI, is currently in China meeting with hospital leaders to discuss the delivery of quality health care. The purpose of this trip is to conduct an on-site …

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New Book Highlights Baylor Health Care System’s Quality Journey

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Reaching America’s true potential to deliver and receive exceptional health care will require not only an immense and concerted effort, but a fundamental change of perspective from medical providers, government officials, industry leaders, and patients alike. Achieving STEEEP Health Care, a new book published by CRC Press, highlights Baylor Health Care System’s (BHCS) efforts to improve health care quality along …