Health crises often unmask deep, underlying disparities and disadvantage in the communities that health care providers serve.
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?
Where does changing the culture of medicine begin?
Given the asymmetry between large health care systems and community groups, how can the voice of community groups be brought in as equal partners?
Better Clinical Care for Obesity and Diet-Related Diseases Requires a Focus on Social Determinants of Health
Article by Sara Bleich & Caroline Glagola Dunn
To more effectively treat the problems of obesity and diet-related conditions, health systems need to restructure the traditional medical model of care delivery to address the social determinants of health.
Examples of a public health and health system partnership, payer and provider partnership, and multi-hospital partnership that led to improved health care outcomes.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
According to NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members, every health system has to develop its own definition of what is meant by “rural” health.
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.
Insights Report by Bob Wertz
The obesity problem is getting larger and larger. Some solutions lie beyond the traditional medical setting.
Clip by Charlene Wong, Roy Rosin & Peter Ubel
Should physicians stay in their clinical lanes when it comes to behavior change and social determinants of health?
Patients hold responsibility for their actions, but providers’ approaches to address obesity often fall short as well.