Expertise

Sustainable healthcare transformation requires more than providing value-added products and services – it requires strategic execution. IHC’s strategies and solutions connect clinical care to community services – producing better care, better experiences and improved quality of life.

IHC team members provide expertise and national experience working with the healthcare community, bringing hospitals, clinics, providers and communities together to build a connected and sustainable future. IHC’s areas of expertise include:

Areas of expertise

SERVICES

The IHC team has an intimate understanding of the challenges and constraints our clients face, working across disciplines and geographical areas to put that knowledge to work for every client. Simply put, no one knows healthcare like IHC does.

IHC serves the healthcare community by offering a range of improvement services, technical assistance and data and analytics.

Quality + Performance Improvement

IHC works with the healthcare community to implement data-driven strategies to improve quality, performance, patient safety and value. IHC offers technical assistance, tailored education, best practices and tools and resources – all with the goal of raising the standard of care.

  • Leadership Engagement
  • Rapid Cycle Improvement
  • Technical Assistance

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Financial Sustainability Solutions

IHC staff experts lead healthcare organizations through the process of transitioning from volume to value reimbursement. We do this by aligning service delivery with payment and identifying risk for population health management.

  • Risk Management
  • Service Delivery and Payment Alignment

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Population Health

IHC brings years of experience aligning payers and providers for value-based purchasing, equipping providers and healthcare systems for service delivery transformation, and engaging community organizations to sustain healthy behaviors. IHC offers a variety of population health services, executive leadership and patient-centered care delivery strategies and tools.

  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Community Coalition Development
  • Human-Centered Design
  • Integrated Delivery Network Development
  • Population-Based Community-Applied Interventions

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Medication Management + Safety

IHC has joined the nation in combating the opioid crisis by helping the healthcare community develop a systematic, standard method for medication management. IHC works with clients to develop systems that support patients and families – leading to better care experiences, fewer adverse events and improved outcomes. Tools and resources address the following:

  • Pharmacy Integration
  • Medication Safety and Effectiveness 

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Applied Research + Analytics

IHC has in depth analytic expertise and experience across care settings, offering robust analytics services such as clinical outcome monitoring and prediction, trending in healthcare performance, population health analytics and cost and value analysis to name a few. Advanced data visualization services are also offered using dashboards, geo-maps and others for custom reports.

  • Analytics
  • Data (Portal) Management and Help Desk
  • Research 
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