Namita Seth Mohta, MD, is a physician executive with expertise in health care delivery transformation. She has been part of the founding Population Health and ACO leadership teams at both Partners Health Care and the New England Quality Care Alliance affiliated with Tufts Medical Center, both in Boston. Her responsibilities have included designing and implementing ACO strategies for Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial populations, with a focus on scaling tailored clinical interventions, integrating analytics and measurement, and leading change management and team-based care with providers. Dr. Mohta also has industry experience as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. She is currently the Clinical Editor for NEJM Catalyst, a publication launched by The New England Journal of Medicine that accelerates innovation in health care. Dr. Mohta practices internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is faculty at The Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences and Harvard Medical School. She completed her Internal Medicine and Primary Care residency training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Mohta is a graduate of Yale College and Yale School of Medicine.
Social networks — both face-to-face and virtual — have been shown to positively impact behaviors such as weight loss and smoking cessation. Is the health care industry ready to more widely leverage this mechanism for increasing healthy behaviors among patients?
The evidence for improved clinical outcomes, lower costs, and reduced hospital and ED utilization resulting from mutual peer support health interventions.
As health care reform struggles to gain traction legislatively, health care professionals report that payment reforms continue to move forward at a moderate pace, and indeed are essential to achieving the Triple Aim.
Interview by Jessica C. Dudley & Namita Seth Mohta
How the CMO of Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization combats burnout at her institution and empowers physicians with leadership skills.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members predict no clear winners, only losers. Some of their concerns have already been borne out.
Insights Report by Namita Seth Mohta, Edward Prewitt, Kevin G. Volpp, Michele Heisler, Kate Niehaus, Carol J. Peden & Neil W. Wagle
From a roundtable discussion and NEJM Catalyst survey, a framework for defining the patient voice and integrating it into care delivery.
Interview by Namita Seth Mohta & James Stoller
There’s a difference between leaders who are physicians, and physicians who happen to lead. So what is it, and how do we find it?
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members strongly favor dyad leadership shared between clinical and administrative leaders and say the top attribute for health care leaders is interpersonal skills.
Interview by James Stoller & Namita Seth Mohta
Small nuances become powerful drivers of not only how we engage our patients, but also how we engage our colleagues.
The first NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey on Leadership examines the drivers of change in health care delivery, and what leaders must do to prepare their organizations.