Ziad Haydar, Chief Clinical Officer of Ascension Health, talks with Thomas H. Lee about successes in working with independent physicians, how his organization “revolutionized” risk management by quickly disclosing errors – and why he still believes in the nobility of practicing medicine.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members agree that design thinking useful, but leadership buy-in and understanding of how to implement it may create barriers.
Article by Thomas H. Davenport & Wiljeana J. Glover
Artificial intelligence is most likely to improve health care by augmenting the work of human clinicians.
Case Study by Daphne S. Leger
An ophthalmology provider with facilities in the greater Mexico City area is using Human-Centered Design to improve both the patient and staff experience.
Article by Rich Joseph
Hospitals must provide wholesome food, sound sleeping conditions, and human connection to promote healing and wellness.
Health care leaders and frontline clinicians are eager to embrace design thinking. Yet its principles are not widely applied.
Article by Michael Chernew & Mary Beth Landrum
Targeted supplemental data collection may be a valuable approach to balancing data needs with data-collection costs.
Tackling the Opioid Crisis with Clear Prescription Guidelines, Accurate Monitoring, and Provider Education
Case Study by Rishikesh P. Dalal
How a large physician organization reduced the amount of opioids prescribed per patient while increasing referrals for pain management consultation.
Interview by David B. Waters & Thomas H. Lee
How Community Servings evolved from an HIV nutrition program to one that feeds people with any illness.
Article by Robert M. Zimbroff, Bruce Leff & Albert L. Siu
Patients enrolled in Mount Sinai Health System’s HaH-Plus program spend about one-third as many days in health care facilities as inpatients in the last 180 days of life.