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Practical insights, based on experience, from the experts’ point of view on what’s working in their own organizations and beyond.

Mostashari01_pullquote - Medicare Advantage Holds the Key to Reforming the ACO Program

New Marketplace

Medicare Advantage Holds the Key to Reforming the ACO Program

Value-based care continues to be the emphasis of federal policymakers, as well as many providers. Aligning Medicare Advantage with ACOs would boost both programs.

Levels of Independent Empowered Self-Dialysis

Care Redesign

Is “Empowered Dialysis” the Key to Better Outcomes?

Self-dialysis patients enjoy far lower mortality and hospitalization rates and far better attitudes about treatment. But there may be hard limits to its adoption.

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Care Redesign

Cognitive Load and Its Implications for Health Care

If we recognize and address the limits of brainpower, we can become better caregivers.

Integrating Product Management Education into Health Care - Example of How Curriculum Would Help Physician Tackle Clinical Need in Tandem with Engineer and Business Lead


The Case for Product Management Education in Clinical Training

How can physicians learn to speak the language of innovation and claim a role for themselves within the innovation ecosystem?

Daily Tiered Escalation Huddles at Intermountain Healthcare


Tiered Escalation Huddles Yield Rapid Results

In 15 minutes each day, this model helps leaders discover and resolve needs of the organization by letting ideas, concerns, and issues rise to the top fast — benefiting patients.

Health Inequities Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Care - Choosing Wisely Clinician-Led Approach

Care Redesign

Reducing Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Care: A Clinician-Led Approach

Using the “Choosing Wisely” campaign against low-value care as a model for addressing health care disparities.

Physician Group Practices BPCI Classic Success and Looking Ahead to BPCI Advanced Bundled Payments

New Marketplace

Physician Group Practices: Succeeding in Bundled Payments

Physician groups are demonstrating their ability to deliver care in new and innovative ways as part of the nationwide effort to transform health care delivery through value-based payment models. The physician experience and perspective is invaluable and should remain an important component of any shift to value-based care.

Figure 1 - Preparing New Generation of Physicians - Percent of Physicians in Small and Large Group Practices by Year of Graduation


Preparing a New Generation of Physicians for a New Kind of Health Care

Medical schools and policymakers have crucial roles in shaping the clinician workforce.

The Growing Imperative to Address Senior Loneliness

Care Redesign

The Growing Imperative to Address Senior Loneliness

CareMore offers an early look at its program built on the premise that human interaction and engagement can have a positive impact on the lives of our lonely elders.

Comparison of Select Characteristics of the Sample and Shared Savings Program - MMSP ACO - Physician-Led ACOs

New Marketplace

Do Independent Physician-Led ACOs Have a Future?

While some of these smaller organizations are succeeding, they do face numerous challenges, and there is a need for both regulatory change as well as greater sharing of peer-based resources and best practices.


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