Karl Y. Bilimoria, John D. Birkmeyer, Helen Burstin, Justin B. Dimick, Karen E. Joynt Maddox, Allison R. Dahlke, John Oliver DeLancey & Peter J. Pronovost
Some promising innovation is taking place among organizations that rate hospital performance, but major systemic change is needed in the field to ensure access to meaningful comparisons through better data and relevant metrics, and to establish integrated oversight through robust audits and peer review.
Susannah Rowe, Miriam T. Stewart, Heather Farley & Daniel Marchalik
Health care leaders must take a preemptive approach to clinician well-being that is supported by all stakeholders and prioritized on an equal footing with essential clinical and financial measures.
Integrated Practice Units (IPUs) can revolutionize the care of specialty disease conditions, and Parkinson’s disease is a good place to start.
Leo Newhouse & Eli V. Gelfand
Creating specialized culturally competent programs to improve patient satisfaction and address the unique health care needs of older immigrants.
The complexity associated with most surgery lends itself to the integrated practice unit structure, with its focus on the care team and value-based payment.
Pennsylvania addresses social determinants of health by bringing together managed care and social services organizations to expand access to vital resources.
Steven J. Scheinman & Jaewon Ryu
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine subsidizes medical students’ education in exchange for their willingness to practice at Geisinger Health System.
Ceci Connolly & Connie Hwang
Five best practices that are replicable and scalable are facilitating improved clinical and financial outcomes today.
Saira Ghafur & Eric C. Schneider
Providers can benefit patients and disrupt health care by learning from the experience of other industries.
Teryl Nuckols, Scott Weingarten & Thomas M. Priselac
Academic medical centers must become as dedicated to advancing operational and clinical efficiency as they have been to advancing the science of medicine.