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.
Sujatha Changolkar, David A. Asch, Mohan Balachandran, Kevin G. Volpp & Mitesh S. Patel
Leaders are finding that making higher-value choices easier through subtle changes to choice architecture can have an outsized impact on medical decision-making.
How do we create a future where we continue the trajectory of making life better year after year?
David J. Cook & Paula Li
Context is the key to understanding China’s health care system and its emphasis on population health.
Jonathan Gordon & He Wang
China’s experience offers insights for integrating digital and non-digital health care services.
James N. Weinstein
Balancing the potential of data intelligence systems, from enabling earlier diagnoses to exposing health inequities across the United States, with the wisdom and experience of health care practitioners.
Hearing loss isn’t a normal consequence of aging. But it is associated with a higher risk of dementia, depression, and falls. The Chief Medical Officer for AARP Services talks about combating this huge but silent epidemic that impacts all ages.
Health care leaders must advocate for regulatory and reimbursement changes to unlock the potential of innovative technology and care team approaches to Parkinson’s and other suitable conditions.