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Case Studies

  • Current QI Trends with Dr M. Rashad Massoud and Dr Pierre Barker

    Current QI Trends

    Case Study by 
    Dr. M. Rashad Massoud, Director, USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems Project and Senior Vice President, Quality & Performance Institute, University Research Co. LLC. - Center for Human Services.

    Pierre M. Barker, MD MB ChB, Chief Global Partnerships and Programs Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

    Track 4:  Education and Research

  • Paying for Quality, the Case of China

    Paying for Quality, the Case of China 

    Case Study by Liana R. Woskie, MSc is the Assistant Director of the Initiative on Global Health Quality (HIGHQ) at the Harvard Global Health Institute. HIGHQ works with implementing bodies around the word to inform and evaluate health policies aimed at improving care quality. Liana is also a current PhD candidate at the London School of Economics; her dissertation focuses on strategies to measure patient centered care for health system improvement with a focus on fragile states.   


    Jose F. Figueroa, MD, MPH is an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health in 2011. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, where he now serves as Faculty Director of the BWH Residency Management & Leadership Track. His main research interests include 1) identifying needs and successful models of care for high-need, high-cost populations, 2) improving health equity, and 3) evaluating the impact of pay-for-performance efforts globally on health care quality and costs.

    Track 7:  Quality and Safety in Developing Countries