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 in healthcare by quickly disclosing errors – and why he still believes in the nobility of practicing medicine.
Case Study by Emily L. Sedgwick
Seeing how clinicians take care of their own when they are in frightening situations was the epiphany that led to a same-day breast biopsy program.
Although care delivery models in rural and urban/suburban areas are distinct, by virtue of geographic density and resource availability, each locale affords lessons for the other.
Case Study by Daniel Skarzynski, David Kruger, Yiannis L. Katsogridakis & Rebecca Ruhana Burns
A comprehensive redesign of triage and ED care.
Case Study by Sohera N. Syeda, Emma Trucks & Kristine Sears
A nurse-directed intervention targeting veterans who had been hospitalized for COPD resulted in improved access to ambulatory care and a reduced rate of readmissions.
Article by Christopher R. Dale
Well-meaning providers will fail to improve the quality of care until they focus on what’s important: setting priorities and dealing with the consequences of external factors.
Article by Juliet Rumball-Smith, Jill Gurvey & Mark W. Friedberg
Patient user-determined weights could become a highly desirable feature of future hospital ratings.
Article by Archita Sood, Carin van Zyl, Michael Hochman & Sachin H. Jain
Restoring focus to palliative care through a train-the-trainer model for non-palliative care physicians.
Article by Lisa Rosenbaum
We would be remiss if we didn’t constantly and exactingly focus on addressing all of medicine’s shortcomings. But how to balance fixing what’s wrong with holding on to all that’s right?
Article by Richard D. Zane & Jennifer L. Wiler
Adding providers won’t solve the health care crisis — but thoughtfully and deliberately deploying technology just might.
How Oak Street Health, a full-risk, value-based primary care model and social determinants practice, embeds itself in the community to keep its elderly population, “happy, healthy, and out of the hospital.”