Karl Y. Bilimoria, John D. Birkmeyer, Helen Burstin, Justin B. Dimick, Karen E. Joynt Maddox, Allison R. Dahlke, John Oliver DeLancey & Peter J. Pronovost
Some promising innovation is taking place among organizations that rate hospital performance, but major systemic change is needed in the field to ensure access to meaningful comparisons through better data and relevant metrics, and to establish integrated oversight through robust audits and peer review.
Susannah Rowe, Miriam T. Stewart, Heather Farley & Daniel Marchalik
Health care leaders must take a preemptive approach to clinician well-being that is supported by all stakeholders and prioritized on an equal footing with essential clinical and financial measures.
Leo Newhouse & Eli V. Gelfand
Creating specialized culturally competent programs to improve patient satisfaction and address the unique health care needs of older immigrants.
The Jingde Experiment’s Angel Robot illustrates how continuous, closed-loop learning symbiosis between doctor, AI, and patient can improve patient outcomes.
Case Study by
Stephen Girolami, Trina Jellison & Courtney Jackson
After a mother died of postpartum hemorrhage, Providence St. Joseph Health made organization-wide changes to prevent future maternal deaths and injuries.
Pennsylvania addresses social determinants of health by bringing together managed care and social services organizations to expand access to vital resources.
David J. Cook
Though demand for health services in China has outpaced the development of management systems to provide those services, China has the goal, the means, and the commitment to change health care.
The U.S. health care system may seem broken, but it’s on its way to greatness, according to the authors of Health Care Reboot. They discuss their optimism for U.S. health care reform, particularly on the social determinants of health, payment, consumerism, and technology.
Wayne B. Jonas, Eric Schoomaker, James R. Marzolf & Tracy Gaudet
Until we redesign our health care system to address our patients’ personal determinants of health, we will continue to inadequately address our multiple chronic disease crises.
Initiatives to improve patient engagement come in a variety of forms. While insurers, employers, and health care providers are all involved in using financial incentives and penalties for engagement efforts, improvement in health outcomes has been elusive. Achieving that ultimate goal will usually require a combination of financial and social approaches.