David Cutler asks Patrick Conway what worked and what didn’t at CMS, advice he’d give to the Trump administration, and his predictions on Medicare and Medicaid.
Chronic Care Management
Patients with chronic illness require disease management and other services. Improving chronic care can help reduce costs and boost quality of life. What can we do to provide the best care and the best outcomes for people with chronic illness?
Addressing the Prescription Opioid Crisis: Advancing Provider Education and Collaborating with All Stakeholders
Article by Jay Bhatt & Elisa Arespacochaga
Providers have a large role to play in tackling the opioid overdose epidemic, but they can’t go it alone.
Article by Christopher F. Koller, Thomas Alexander & Susan Birch
A long-term agenda can be achieved only when state and federal governments agree on their roles and responsibilities.
Article by Emme Deland & Jonathan Gordon
Much is now uncertain for health care reform, but the cost and quality pressures that have long faced providers, payers, and patients remain a serious issue.
We often don’t consider purpose in life and social connectedness when developing health care programs — but we should.
Article by Carol J. Peden & Leslie A. Saxon
To ensure that we engage the patient groups who have much to gain from the more flexible health care interactions that digital innovation can provide, we must consider issues of computer literacy, access, and trust.
Article by Neil W. Wagle
PROMs pioneer shares what’s working in a large health system. Make it easy, make it fast, make it relevant.
Article by Sigall K. Bell, Tom Delbanco & Jan Walker
The OpenNotes initiative is engaging patients through shared clinical notes. What have we learned since its debut, and how will open access continue to change the health care landscape?
Article by Helena Canhão, Pedro Oliveira & Leid Zejnilovic
Patients and their caregivers routinely devise innovations both simple and complex to make their lives easier and sometimes even improve their health. Supporting and disseminating those innovations can help make life better for everyone.
Infographic by Christine S. Ritchie, Bruce Leff & Martha L. Twaddle
What are the overlapping provider skill sets needed to care for homebound patients?