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.
Case Study by Adam L. Sharp, Ben Broder & Benjamin C. Sun
How Kaiser Permanente Southern California improved ED standard of practice for possible acute coronary syndrome by adopting an evidence-based clinical decision tool.
Article by Lindsay S. Hunt & Andrew Ellner
Lessons learned from a Harvard Medical School intervention to strengthen primary care delivery that emphasized teamwork, reflection, and leadership engagement.
Article by Andrea T. Feinberg, Allison Hess, Michelle Passaretti, Stacy Coolbaugh & Thomas H. Lee
Geisinger’s program of providing free food as a treatment for diabetes yields improved outcomes for patients while reducing the cost of care.
Infographic by Gabriel Heras La Calle
Eight aspects of care to improve ICU management from a human-centered care model.
Case Study by Karl Koenig & David Ring
The opening of a new medical school provided impetus to restructure musculoskeletal services to give the safety-net population timely access to needed specialty care.
Article by Ron Shinkman
Self-dialysis patients enjoy far lower mortality and hospitalization rates and far better attitudes about treatment. But there are hard limits to its adoption.
Article by Elizabeth Harry, Read G. Pierce, Patrick Kneeland, Grace Huang, Jason Stein & John Sweller
If we recognize and address the limits of brainpower, we can become better caregivers.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members call for integration of mental and behavioral health services with primary care.
Article by Juliet Rumball-Smith
Using the “Choosing Wisely” campaign against low-value care as a model for addressing health care disparities.