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New Marketplace

Addressing Generic-Drug Market Failures — The Case for Establishing a Nonprofit Manufacturer

A consortium of hospitals and health plans is establishing a nonprofit generic-drug manufacturer to produce a steady supply of affordable essential drugs and stimulate competition in generic-drug markets.

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New Marketplace

Effective Consolidation: A Model for Reform Through Payer-Provider Integration

UPMC’s payer-provider partnership integrates real-time data to support improved clinical decision-making and optimizes clinical and financial performance.

Framework for Comprehensive Community Wellness

Leadership

A Vision for Upending the Siloed Status Quo

A five-point plan unveils ways that leaders of health care and public health organizations can take action to enhance community wellness.

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Care Redesign

Designing Hospitals That Heal as Well as Treat

Hospitals must provide wholesome food, sound sleeping conditions, and human connection to promote healing and wellness.

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New Marketplace

Big Data on Social Determinants: Improved Health and Unaddressed Privacy Concerns

The use of psychographic data by health systems and health plans could provoke a backlash if not done with patient consent.

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Leadership

Leadership Development in Medicine

It is time for a critical assessment of the ways in which health systems develop, select, and support emerging physician leaders.

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Care Redesign

Targeted Supplemental Data Collection — Addressing the Quality-Measurement Conundrum

Targeted supplemental data collection may be a valuable approach to balancing data needs with data-collection costs.

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Leadership

Applying Community Organizing Principles to Restore Joy in Work

IHI offers four lessons on how to nurture joy in the health care workforce.

MHCM Physician Leaders Career Paths Post-Graduation

Leadership

Physician Leader Training: The Value, Impact, and Challenges

Alumni of Harvard’s postgraduate Master in Health Care Management degree program reveal the benefits of academic training, and the real-world challenges for new clinical leaders that can lead to success as well as frustration.

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Leadership

The Adverse Impact of the Physician-Hero

In a value-based world, the sickest patients need the benefit of a comprehensive team to provide evidence-based treatment that will deliver desirable clinical outcomes while optimizing the cost of care.

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