Achieving Value and Cost Effective Care
in Today's Health Care Climate
NCSL Legislative Summit: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Running time: 01:31:38
Speaker David Clark, Utah
Brent James, Intermountain Health Care, Utah
Dr. Brent James*, internationally known for his work in clinical quality improvement and patient safety, discusses how improving health quality provides better patient care and saves costs. With states battling budget deficits and rising health care costs, learning about effective methods to provide the right care at the right time will improve the bottom line, including for Medicaid and state employee health plans.
* Brent C. James, M.D. M. Stat, is the Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director of the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, operating within Intermountain Healthcare, based in Salt Lake City, Utah