John P. Andrawis, Mark McClellan & Kevin J. Bozic
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has improved outcomes and reduced costs for musculoskeletal care with a multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Institute and bundled payment model.
Health care costs have historically grown at about 2% faster than income in the United States. One way or another, we have to control health care spending growth, and the onus is on the provider.
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John Grady-Benson, Michael Cremins, Elizabeth Olson, Nishwant Swami & Steven Schutzer
The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute has demonstrated that formerly competing independent providers can unite on a common vision to yield drastic improvements in quality, safety, and costs.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members weigh in on the barriers and path forward to value-based health care.
In a survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council sponsored by Optum, respondents express enthusiasm for value-based care but have conflicting opinions about just how far along that path they should go.
Patricia D. Franklin, David C. Ayers & Elise Berliner
Smartly designed patient-centered registries capture longitudinal data to augment EHRs and enhance quality improvement, policy, and research efforts.
The surgeon has a crucial role in defining value for patients in a population — and not just when that patient is in need of the surgeon’s knife.
Samantha Tam, Derek A. Haas, Moran Amit, Michael E. Porter, Randal S. Weber & Ehab Y. Hanna
How multidisciplinary team meetings improve cancer care.
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Marcia Peterson & Sarah Rolph
A state-run center of excellence uses benefit design to improve outcomes while controlling cost.
Poonam L. Alaigh
The integration of primary care and specialty care physicians through adoption of both payment models will lead to synergistic value.