Dana P. Goldman, Karen Van Nuys, Wei-Han Cheng, Jakub P. Hlávka, Luca Pani, Sylvain Chassang & Erik Snowberg
Are we paying too much for new drugs before we know how well they work? This innovative pricing model proposes postponing major rewards until efficacy is established — which could help both patients and payers while still paying back investments on the most effective drugs.
Susan Hassmiller & Ani Bilazarian
When patients and families are included in medical rounds as valued members of the team, the quality of care improves.
Sarah E. Wakeman & Michael L. Barnett
There is a realistic, scalable solution for reaching the millions of Americans with opioid use disorder: mobilizing the primary care physician (PCP) workforce to offer office-based addiction treatment with buprenorphine, as other countries have done.
Rebekah S. M. Angove, Joseph Boselovic & Heather Sandoval
It’s important for providers to understand and apply the key principles foundational to patient-centered outcomes research efforts.
William Gordon, Aneesh Chopra & Adam Landman
The pieces are in place for a truly disruptive shift in how patients can access and use their own clinical data to improve their health.
Primary care must leverage disruptive innovations to ensure that patients receive first-access, comprehensive, coordinated, continuous care that is woven into a seamlessly integrated system.
Anna De Simoni, Stephanie J. C. Taylor, Chris Griffiths, Pietro Panzarasa & Aziz Sheikh
Three proposed steps for integrating peer-driven online health communities with traditional services to improve health outcomes for people with chronic conditions.
M. Justin Coffey
Though the concerns are valid, early experiences suggest that family member engagement may be an effective tool for improving the value of care.
Jeffrey S. Berns, Aaron Glickman & Matthew S. McCoy
Despite potential benefits, joint ventures between nephrologists and dialysis companies raise legal and ethical concerns because of participants’ conflicts of interest and lack of transparency.
To more effectively treat the problems of obesity and diet-related conditions, health systems need to restructure the traditional medical model of care delivery to address the social determinants of health.