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Insights Reports

Research, commentary, and analysis on industry trends from our council of health care leaders and clinicians. For more information about joining the Insights Council, click here.

Health Care Costs - Cost Transparency Is the Main Change Needed to Support Patients in Lowering the Cost of Care

New Marketplace

Survey Snapshot: Is Transparency the Answer to Rising Health Care Costs?

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say that while transparency might be necessary, we have to change the way care is delivered.

Many Stakeholders Share Responsibility for Lowering the Cost of Care

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: Patients Lack Information to Reduce the Cost of Care

Efforts to mitigate rising health care costs have left most industry participants — patients, providers, and payers alike — frustrated at the lack of progress. While there is plenty of blame to go around, a significant open question remains: how responsible are patients for reducing costs?

Health Care Organizations Are Moderately Effective in Using Data

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Using Data for Change

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members discuss how data and analytics are being used at their organizations, both now and with the future in mind.

Organizational Mindset Is the Biggest Barrier to Engaging Patients as Consumers

Patient Engagement

Survey Snapshot: The Patient-Physician Relationship Is Key

Both parties involved in a consumer-facing transaction have access to important information about the product or service — but this isn’t the case with health care.

Data Analytics Improves Clinical Care

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: How Data and Analytics Improve Clinical Care

Data and analytics are a key means for clinicians, clinical leaders, and executives to transform health care delivery. Yet health care organizations have work to do in getting measures right and much to learn about effective use of data, according to our most recent Insights Council survey.

Health Care Can Learn a Lot from Other Consumer-Facing Industries - Especially About Customer Service - Consumerization of Health Care

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: Health Care Has a Lot to Learn from Consumer-Friendly Industries

The consumerization of health care continues to reshape the way that patients engage with providers and experience care. Most providers see this fundamental change in the health care model as a necessary response to changing patient demands, and have embraced the need to learn from other industries.

Two-Thirds of Organizations Have a Nurse Leader Career Path

Leadership

Survey Snapshot: Do Nurse Leaders Need Advanced Degrees?

Though NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members acknowledge a lack of advancement opportunities for nurse leaders, two-thirds of their organizations have a nurse leader career path.

what does quality measurement in health care mean

New Marketplace

Buzz Survey Report: Addressing the Problems of Quality Measurement

An independent NEJM Catalyst report sponsored by University of Utah Health on patient involvement in quality measurement.

Nurse Leaders and Physician Leaders Should Be Considered Equals in Care Delivery - but Views of Nurses and Non-Nurses Differ

Leadership

Leadership Survey: Nurses as Leaders: Broad Acceptance, Room to Grow

Nurses are traditionally the backbone of patient care. They form the largest percentage of the health care workforce, far outstripping physicians. But are nurses leaders as well as doers?

Cautious Optimism That Value-Based Reimbursement Will Become Primary Revenue Model

New Marketplace

Survey Snapshot: What Would Accelerate the Adoption of Value-Based Care?

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members weigh in on the barriers and path forward to value-based health care.

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