The introduction of risk to health care delivery is driving providers, payers, and patients to seek new ways of doing business.
Primary care accounts for more than half of the United States’ office visits, but direct spending on primary care is only a tiny portion of our nation’s total health cost.
In the next era of cost-stewardship education, future and current physicians will have to be taught to reduce spending across the care continuum.
How a proposed merger of two large rural health systems has created opposition from federal regulators and economists, but supporters among local business groups.
Kaiser Permanente, Mid-Atlantic States identified a niche for patients seeking immediate care and found a way to reduce emergency department visits while improving patient satisfaction and quality.
Four new codes that went into effect at the start of 2017, to pay clinicians for BHI services they provide to Medicare beneficiaries, are a major step forward.
There is no reason that the opportunities created by social capital cannot be realized in other countries.
Strategies for monitoring quality of care for socially at-risk patients and reducing disparities.
A new survey finds that primary care physicians strongly endorse key elements of the Affordable Care Act that enable individuals to obtain insurance coverage and that very few support repealing the law.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members view start-up firms as the most likely source of disruptive innovation in health care — but offer caveats.
Why can't EHRs talk to one another? We never created the right incentives, but we pretend that we did.
Start-ups from outside health care are the most likely source of much-needed innovation, say NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital implemented time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) methodology to better understand the complex non-operating-room setting of the endoscopy center for the purpose of improving resource management and practice care design.
Under MACRA, the MIPS payment plan grants much discretion to clinicians. The result may be unintended practice responses that require adjustments from CMS.
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