Involve patients in their own care and wellness through collaboration and new technologies. Drive behavior change to produce better health.
Novant Health is using research and data analytics to identify and engage new consumers, develop more relevant products and services, and support its mission and brand promise.
How Geisinger addressed inconsistent patient experience by creating a nursing bundle that helped make patients’ experiences more consistent.
Active patient involvement and patient autonomy can be burdensome to patients, especially when they are faced with serious illness. The primary goal of shared decision-making is not autonomy, but good care that fits patients’ lives.
Medication adherence is a significant public health challenge. As each patient is unique, it is critical for health care systems and providers to better characterize and meet individual patient needs at each stage along the way in order to improve medication adherence and ultimately improve patient well-being.
Many physicians do not believe patient satisfaction is a legitimate pursuit. Yet they must meet consumers of health care where they are — on Internet ratings sites.
Health care can’t implement changes overnight like Silicon Valley, but we can still learn from their version of treatment and control.
We can better serve our under-resourced patients by helping them access treatments and social interventions we already know to be effective.
How Adrienne Boissy and Cleveland Clinic are focusing on physician communication — and getting results.
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.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say patient engagement technology tools must be patient-centric and are most useful for managing chronic disease.
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.
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.
A weekly email newsletter featuring the latest actionable ideas and practical innovations from NEJM Catalyst.