Xiaoyan Huang, Lesley Jones Larson, Lian Wang, Kateri J. Spinelli & Meredith Rosenthal
Despite significant primary care reform around patient-centered medical home models, specialty care remains fragmented, with poor communication between primary care and specialists. How should specialty practices be reformed to deliver more coordinated, patient-centered care?
Just throwing things together doesn’t make for integrated care. If we spent more time looking at what is good about each other’s health care systems rather than what we hate, that would help move forward a seamless care experience for patients.
Laura L. Forese
A simple road map for health care organizations to follow when working through integration, which keeps the perspective of the patient in mind.
Case Study by
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.
Given the asymmetry between large health care systems and community groups, how can the voice of community groups be brought in as equal partners?
Examples of a public health and health system partnership, payer and provider partnership, and multi-hospital partnership that led to improved health care outcomes.
Samantha Tam, Derek A. Haas, Moran Amit, Michael E. Porter, Randal S. Weber & Ehab Y. Hanna
How multidisciplinary team meetings improve cancer care.
How Oak Street Health, a full-risk, value-based primary care model and social determinants practice, embeds itself in the community to keep its elderly population, “happy, healthy, and out of the hospital.”
What is the role of nurses and other health care professionals in good health care communication and community involvement?
How do you get the buy-in from primary care providers to integrate mental and behavioral health services into their practices and build a system of truly collaborative care?