Concrete examples of leveling the playing field between clinicians and patients to enable shared decision-making.
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?
Clip by Corey Waller, Jürgen Unützer & Paule Anne Lewis
Partnering with the community to tackle substance use and mental health disorders is the optimal way to help people get better.
Talk by Peter Ubel
When should clinicians and health systems promote hard work to achieve health versus looking for ways that could make healthy behaviors easier?
In shared decision-making — where the patient is the boss — understanding a patient’s situation in high definition leads to understanding which aspect of that situation demands action.
Article by Dana M. Lewis
Next-gen innovations — by new stakeholders — will need a next-gen regulatory system, and clinicians willing to adapt.
Case Study by Nina Jain, Toyin Okanlawon, Kirsten Meisinger & Thomas W. Feeley
How a safety-net clinic reorganized into multidisciplinary teams and restructured clinic flow to improve both efficiency and continuity of patient care.
Article by Bellinda Schoof & John Wiesman
A five-point plan unveils ways that leaders of health care and public health organizations can take action to enhance community wellness.
Tackling the Opioid Crisis with Clear Prescription Guidelines, Accurate Monitoring, and Provider Education
Case Study by Rishikesh P. Dalal
How a large physician organization reduced the amount of opioids prescribed per patient while increasing referrals for pain management consultation.
Interview by David B. Waters & Thomas H. Lee
How Community Servings evolved from an HIV nutrition program to one that feeds people with any illness.
Clip by Paule Anne Lewis, Jürgen Unützer & Corey Waller
These specialists in mental health care collaboration, addiction, and chronic pain didn’t start out that way. But they saw huge gaps in care for patients who needed these services and decided to do something about it.