Reshma Gupta, Samuel A. Skootsky & James M. Wilson
A coordinated effort by UCLA leaders to identify a high-cost population with chronic kidney disease and to modify care processes and personnel has led to improved health and reduced utilization.
Though survey respondents don’t indicate strong use of telehealth and remote monitoring, NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members discuss the ways they’re using these tools to monitor chronic disease, with good results.
Case Study by
Dawn Wiest & Teagan Kuruna
The Camden Coalition’s jail-based reentry program illuminated the necessity and challenges of engaging people with complex health and social needs and helping to transform the systems that serve them.
Many health care organizations are reasonably effective in treating chronic diseases, but they are limited from doing better by fee-for-service payment, which remains the predominant payment model in the United States. This report serves as a snapshot in time, showing the intent of health care providers to be proactive in treating chronic disease, but limitations in their ability to address population health.
Case Study by
Carmen Gonzalez & Ahmed Elsayem
How MD Anderson Cancer Center is improving end-of-life care in an unlikely place: the emergency department.
Integrated Practice Units (IPUs) can revolutionize the care of specialty disease conditions, and Parkinson’s disease is a good place to start.
Leo Newhouse & Eli V. Gelfand
Creating specialized culturally competent programs to improve patient satisfaction and address the unique health care needs of older immigrants.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members detail how providers are looking to direct-to-consumer telemedicine and partnerships to meet the differing needs of their patient populations.
Co-founders of an integrative outpatient treatment center for mental health and addiction discuss the problematic lack of continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient and physical and mental health services.
Pennsylvania addresses social determinants of health by bringing together managed care and social services organizations to expand access to vital resources.