Involve patients in their own care and wellness through collaboration and new technologies. Drive behavior change to produce better health.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say patient engagement technology tools must be patient-centric and are most useful for managing chronic disease.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members weigh in on the top benefits of medical apps and other tools, and on the barriers to adoption, including unclear impact on patient outcomes.
User engagement outside of clinical trials is the critical factor.
Transparency of validated data about delivery-system performance has the power to change the culture of health care.
How Adrienne Boissy and Cleveland Clinic are focusing on physician communication — and getting results.
Personal-use sensors and data applications allow patients with Type 1 diabetes and other chronic diseases to take charge of managing their health. This is the future of chronic disease management.
Geisinger’s radical refund promise at one year — no evidence of financial catastrophe but a good return on patient trust.
It’s important to engineer social engagements that promote health, but we must also test their acceptability and effectiveness.
Behavioral interventions can have very different effects in different portions of the population.
Talk is cheap, but it’s also effective, especially when it comes to better patient care.
Patient-centered checklists, or “Smartlists,” offer the hope of improved outcomes and value to both patients and clinicians.
Though PFAC models abound, metrics on best practices are lacking. One prominent hospital may have found the answer: let those who are the experts at being patients and caregivers lead the way.
Lessons learned from the field on the key components to designing scalable health prevention and behavior change programs.
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