NEJM Catalyst Thought Leader Rushika Fernandopulle weighs in on the most influential and inspiring texts of his career.
Financial Risk Management in Health Care
Assuming business risk is part of the new healthcare marketplace. Healthcare risk management requires new approaches and insights and forward-looking thinking in rapidly changing circumstances. What is your risk management plan?
Interview by Steven J. Corwin & Thomas H. Lee
The CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian discusses the policies, interventions, and perspectives required for making sure low-income individuals receive high-quality care.
Article by Barak D. Richman & Kevin A. Schulman
Cost-cutting lessons are clear, so what stands in our way?
Article by Maria C. Raven, Iyah Romm & Toyin Ajayi
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?
Clip by Leemore Dafny, Rushika Fernandopulle & Jeffrey Kosowsky
Health care is local, for better or for worse.
Article by Ron Shinkman
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health, and New England Baptist Hospital propose to merge to gain market heft. What will be the impact on costs in one of the nation’s most expensive health care markets?
Article by Krisda H. Chaiyachati, David A. Asch & David T. Grande
Can health care be more like Uber and Lyft?
Article by J. Michael McWilliams & Aaron L. Schwartz
A focus on high-cost patients may not only fail to contain health care spending, but it may also help to entrench the status quo.
…and how do you educate people to want it?
Article by Ravi B. Parikh, Arnold Milstein & Sachin Jain
In the next era of cost-stewardship education, future and current physicians will have to be taught to reduce spending across the care continuum.