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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?

Karen DeSalvo - public health population health social determinants of health expert social services infrastructure

Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 2

A public health expert discusses the scientific, technological, and financial foundations we need to modernize the social services infrastructure and address social determinants of health.

Consensus That Design Thinking Is Useful in Health Care

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Design Thinking Is Useful, So Why Aren’t More People Using It?

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members agree that design thinking useful, but leadership buy-in and understanding of how to implement it may create barriers.

Karen DeSalvo - public health population health social determinants of health expert social services infrastructure

Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 1

The expense of the U.S. health care system is so misaligned from what we need as a country — a healthier population. A public health expert discusses how we can move toward a model that addresses social determinants of health and promotes well-being while still growing our economy.

Framework for Comprehensive Community Wellness

Leadership

A Vision for Upending the Siloed Status Quo

A five-point plan unveils ways that leaders of health care and public health organizations can take action to enhance community wellness.

Health Care Organizations Only Occassionally Apply Design Thinking

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: How Design Thinking Can Transform Health Care

Health care leaders and frontline clinicians are eager to embrace design thinking. Yet its principles are not widely applied.

Tina Freese Decker

Leadership

Cultivating “Systemness” to Create Personalized, High-Reliability Health Care

Becoming a high-reliability health system that is personalized, efficient, and effective means making some tough choices.

David Waters Community Servings CEO

Care Redesign

Food as Medicine: Meeting the Needs of Complex Medical Diets

How Community Servings evolved from an HIV nutrition program to one that feeds people with any illness.

Different Means of Initiating and Sustaining Behavior Change

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: What Creates Behavior Change May Not Sustain It

An NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey finds that human interaction and social support are vital for patient behavior change and employee wellness programs.

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health - Healthy Communities Shared Nomenclature Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health

How do we align on a shared set of nomenclature and articulate a broad coalition around what health actually means?

Do the Math - Improving Health Literacy - Russell Rothman Talk Still

Care Redesign

Do the Math: Improving Health Literacy

Health literacy isn’t just about whether a person can read.

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