The Military Health System (MHS) is a vast, global, integrated healthcare delivery system. One of the largest healthcare organizations in the United States, the MHS manages a $52 billion budget and has the solemn responsibility for the health of the Armed Forces. As the MHS is transforming its own business practice, they are adopting many principles outlined in the Quadruple Aim. MHS is experimenting on innovative approaches to improve the individual care experience. Notably, MHS is working to improve access to both inpatient and outpatient services across all its platforms. MHS is working to provide improved health opportunities outside the traditional hospital and clinic environment. By utilizing new models of healthcare, MHS is reducing per capita cost of care delivery.
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(2018). The Military Health System: Adapting the Quadruple Aim. Reflections on Healthcare Management, 2 (1). https://doi.org/10.6083/n0ps-6666