USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) and the Joint Learning Network hosted an hour-long webinar on Wednesday, May 3rd, on engaging non-state actors in governing quality of care. The webinar presented in-country examples of private sector contributions in governing health quality — providing technical inputs on policy development, monitoring health service delivery, and promoting accountability […]
USAID’s Health Finance and Governance project and the Joint Learning Network hosted a webinar on Wednesday, May 3rd, on engaging non-state actors in governing quality of care. Speakers presented global lessons learned and cases from several countries, including Ghana, Mexico, and the Philippines.
This paper presents case studies of provider payment systems in the Kyrgyz Republic, Nigeria, and Zambia that link a quality improvement initiative with provider payment. It documents these programs’ experience with design and implementation and lessons learned for other health care payers seeking to improve quality at the point of care through redesign of a […]
This paper explores a growing trend among health care payers to combine a quality measurement initiative with a redesigned provider payment system. It presents a conceptual framework of how provider payment links with quality of maternal health services and analyzes real provider payment systems in low- and middle-income countries where payment is linked with quality […]
In many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the health sector faces significant resource constraints and poor maternal health indicators, leaving the government searching for ways to maximize resources and improve maternal health outcomes. These efforts are accompanied by the growing recognition that access to services is not enough to reduce high rates of maternal morbidity […]
Improving the quality of patient-centered health services is paramount to delivering on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC). While countries seek to expand access to affordable care, working towards the goal of UHC, we need to provide greater attention to ensuring quality care. In a survey of over 100 government officials from nine Joint Learning Network (JLN) member […]
Improving the quality of patient-centered health services is at the heart of delivering on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC) and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The WHO’s Framework on integrated people-centered health services frames five strategies to achieve quality people-centered care, including creating an enabling environment that strives for quality improvement and […]