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Interviews

One-on-one interviews with Catalyst lead advisors and experts providing perspective on what’s working and why.

Karen DeSalvo - public health population health social determinants of health expert

Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being

The expense of the U.S. health care system is so misaligned from what we need as a country — a healthier population. A public health expert discusses how we can move toward a model that addresses social determinants of health and promotes well-being while still growing our economy.

Tina Freese Decker

Leadership

Cultivating “Systemness” to Create Personalized, High-Reliability Health Care

Becoming a high-reliability health system that is personalized, efficient, and effective means making some tough choices.

David Waters Community Servings CEO

Care Redesign

Food as Medicine: Meeting the Needs of Complex Medical Diets

How Community Servings evolved from an HIV nutrition program to one that feeds people with any illness.

Edgar Schein

Leadership

Lessons in Leadership: Edgar Schein — Part 2

The case for fostering “personized” work relationships to create a culture of process leadership across an organization.

Edgar Schein

Leadership

Lessons in Leadership: Edgar Schein — Part 1

The idea of humble leadership is to get away from looking at what does the individual need to be a leader, and examining the many, many ways that leadership occurs as a process.

Robert Gavin head shot

New Marketplace

Amazon and CVS: Short-Lived Unicorns in Health Care, or Healers of the “Tapeworm”?

Will Amazon–Berkshire Hathaway–JP Morgan and CVS-Aetna change the health care game? To one health care employer purchaser, these announcements feel a lot like Groundhog Day.

Fiona Scott Morton head shot

New Marketplace

We Can’t Spend All Our Money on Health Care

We have to think about how much we want to spend on health according to how much it’s worth to us at the margin.

Della Lin picture

Leadership

Lessons in Leadership: Della Lin

How lessons from a concert pianist in timing, audience connection, and intent apply to health care leadership.

Lee B. Sacks Photo

Care Redesign

Halfway to Zero Serious Safety Events

How daily huddles have played a key role in Advocate Health Care’s journey toward zero serious safety events by 2020.

Navina Evans

Leadership

Lessons in Leadership: Navina Evans

Listen to the whingers — if 50 people are complaining about the same thing, something is going on that you should address.

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