Not only was this Monday National Nut Day (true!), it also marked the beginning of National Healthcare Quality Week. It’s a good time to recognize the progress we’ve made and professionals who continue to press for evidence-based healthcare practices, patient safety, risk reduction, population health management, and other quality initiatives. Michael Garrett is one of Mercer’s healthcare quality champions and a frequent contributor to the blog.
A while back he wrote about practical ways employers can push for quality improvements for their own populations – and how that could affect the larger healthcare system for the better. In the spirit of National Healthcare Quality Week, why not read his article now and think about steps you could take toward higher quality care?