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Chronic Care Management

Patients with chronic illness require disease management and other services. Improving chronic care can help reduce costs and boost quality of life. What can we do to provide the best care and the best outcomes for people with chronic illness?

Care Redesign
Relentless Reinvention

Adopting Innovations in Care Delivery — The Case of Shared Medical Appointments

Given the effectiveness of group interventions, why aren’t doctors routinely using them to treat physical and mental conditions?

Patient Engagement

How Chronic Pain Treatment Falls Short of Patient-Centered Care

Healing the opioid epidemic requires nothing less than a comprehensive theory of patient health.

Patient Engagement

Evaluating Complex Care Programs: Is It a Zero-Sum Game?

Policymakers see programs for complex patient populations as a way to bend the health care cost curve, but are reduced health care utilization and costs the right measures of success?

Patient Engagement

Data Graphic: What Are Patient Technology Tools Good For?

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members weigh on the best and worst uses for patient engagement technology tools.

Patient Engagement

OpenNotes: How the Power of Knowing Can Change Health Care

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?

Patient Engagement

Why Real-World Results Are So Challenging for Digital Health

User engagement outside of clinical trials is the critical factor.

Patient Engagement

Engaging Patients to Optimize Medication Adherence

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.

Patient Engagement

Patient Innovation — Empowering Patients, Sharing Solutions, Improving Lives

Patients and their caregivers routinely devise innovations both simple and complex to make their lives easier and sometimes even improve their health. Supporting and disseminating those innovations can help make life better for everyone.

Leadership

Reading List: Bruce Leff and Sachin Jain

NEJM Catalyst Thought Leaders weigh in on the most influential and inspiring texts of their careers.

Care Redesign
Relentless Reinvention

Lessons from Oregon in Embracing Complexity in End-of-Life Care

Persons with chronic progressive medical illness require more care in the ICU and more hospitalizations, and often receive late or no referrals to hospice care. These utilization patterns are strikingly different in Oregon.

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