Design must move beyond narrow projects and encompass complex systems.
Value Based Care
Reducing health care costs, while improving quality and safety, is the goal. Driving toward value-based care, through value analysis and cost reduction, is today’s challenge. How can we generate value for patients, providers and payers alike?
A Patient and Family Advisory Council for Quality: Making Its Voice Heard at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Article by Kate Niehaus, Caryn Epstein, Larissa Temple & Kent Sepkowitz
Though PFAC models abound, metrics on best practices are lacking. One prominent hospital may have found the answer: let those who are the experts at being patients and caregivers lead the way.
Survey Snapshot: Health Care Leaders and Clinicians Talk About the Impact of the Trump Administration
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members have strong opinions and expert analyses on the coming years.
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.
Insights Report by Stephen Swensen, Namita S. Mohta & Edward Prewitt
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members predict no clear winners, only losers. Some of their concerns have already been borne out.
Article by William E. Todd, Alyson Phillips, David C. Collins & Jenny Tsao
Achieving the mission of Navy Medicine to “keep the Navy and Marine Corps family ready, healthy, and on the job” requires rethinking current health care delivery models.
Blog Post by William Golden, Susan Edgman-Levitan & Sarah R. Callahan
Primary care accounts for more than half of the United States’ office visits, but direct spending on primary care is only a tiny portion of our nation’s total health cost.
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.
Blog Post by Robert S. Kaplan & Robert Simons
When physicians become accountable for results beyond their immediate control, they are forced to become entrepreneurs for better health care.