Design must move beyond narrow projects and encompass complex systems.
Building A Culture of Health
Encouraging a focus on health for all will lead to a healthy society. Wellness programs and health education could be the answer, but how can we create a care delivery system that prioritizes keeping people healthy?
Article by David Asch & Roy Rosin
It’s important to engineer social engagements that promote health, but we must also test their acceptability and effectiveness.
Article by Michael Hallsworth & David Halpern
Make it easy, attractive, social, and timely: these simple insights can help to ensure that desired changes in health behavior occur.
Article by Sigall K. Bell, Tom Delbanco & Jan Walker
The OpenNotes initiative is engaging patients through shared clinical notes. What have we learned since its debut, and how will open access continue to change the health care landscape?
Call to action: Survival statistics for a slice of middle-aged white people in the U.S. are uniquely troubling.
…and how do you educate people to want it?
Blog Post by R. Conor Holton-Burke & David S. Buck
We can better serve our under-resourced patients by helping them access treatments and social interventions we already know to be effective.
“P4 health care” — predictive, preventive, personalized, and participatory — will use the astonishing power of systems medicine and big data to bring cutting-edge scientific wellness to everyone, improving health and saving money.
We are living through the next huge shift in health care: the age of value.
Article by Sandra L. Fryhofer, Meena Seshamani, Karen B. DeSalvo & Patrick H. Conway
The basic goals of delivery system reform — to promote quality and value in our health care system — remain at the core of bipartisan efforts in health care, and it is therefore essential that such efforts continue.