If we are going to work with local communities, we must humbly acknowledge that we don’t know everything we need to about the people they serve and be ready to gain that knowledge.
Building A Culture of Health
Encouraging a focus on health for all will lead to a healthy society. Wellness programs and health education could be the answer, but how can we create a care delivery system that prioritizes keeping people healthy?
Interview by Fiona Scott Morton & Thomas H. Lee
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.
This is national trauma — we have so much morbidity from mental health and illness, and yet it’s the system we’ve designed.
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.
Talk by Tyler Norris
Changing the conversation from “What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”
Article by Juliet Rumball-Smith
Using the “Choosing Wisely” campaign against low-value care as a model for addressing health care disparities.
By neglecting mental and behavioral health, our society has made it virtually impossible to succeed in holistic health, and thus to improve health outcomes.
Article by Allen S. Weiss
NCH Healthcare System’s success in lengthening life expectancy and improving health and happiness for its community while lowering health care costs for large employers is an example worth emulating.