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Patient Incentives

Wellness programs and other incentive programs aim to change patient behavior. How can health organizations harness the most current thinking in behavioral economics to bolster patient adherence programs and patient engagement?

Halpern02_clip_still: A/B Testing Health Behavior Interventions

Patient Engagement

A/B Testing Health Behavior

Health care can’t implement changes overnight like Silicon Valley, but we can still learn from their version of treatment and control.

Patient Engagement

Why Real-World Results Are So Challenging for Digital Health

User engagement outside of clinical trials is the critical factor.

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: Technology Tools Gain Support — But Cost Is a Hurdle

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say patient engagement technology tools must be patient-centric and are most useful for managing chronic disease.

Patient Engagement

Engineering Social Incentives for Health

It’s important to engineer social engagements that promote health, but we must also test their acceptability and effectiveness.

Patient Engagement

My Favorite Slide: One Size Does Not Fit All in Behavioral Interventions

Behavioral interventions can have very different effects in different portions of the population.

Patient Engagement

Adding Value by Talking More

Talk is cheap, but it’s also effective, especially when it comes to better patient care.

Punam Keller Talk Still: Reducing Heart Failure Readmission Rates

Patient Engagement

Reducing Heart Failure Readmission Rates

Focusing on compliance barriers is much more effective than focusing on compliance benefits.

Kirchhoff_Volpp_Wood Panel Clip Still: Sharing Behavior Change Strategies Worldwide

Patient Engagement

Sharing Behavior Change Notes Worldwide

The U.S. has pockets of innovation, but they’re not as widespread as in other countries.

Patient Engagement

Smartlists for Patients: The Next Frontier for Engagement?

Patient-centered checklists, or “Smartlists,” offer the hope of improved outcomes and value to both patients and clinicians.

Scott Halpern Panel Clip Still: Health Prevention Programs That Scale

Patient Engagement

If It’s Designed Well, They’ll Want It

Lessons learned from the field on the key components to designing scalable health prevention and behavior change programs.

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