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Health Information Technology

Advances in health care technology are streamlining health care delivery. Electronic medical records (EMR systems) are boosting efficiency for organizations worldwide, but not without challenges. How can we best harness evolving health information technology?

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Leadership

The Health System Crisis: A Call to Action

To overcome current failures within our health systems, we need to improve interprofessional education and collaboration.

New Marketplace

The Unrealized Potential of EMRs: Interoperability and the Opportunity for Disruption

NEJM Catalyst hosted clinical and business leaders, along with the originator of “disruptive innovation,” to consider the user frustration, high cost, and lack of interoperability of electronic medical records.

Steven Seltzer Andrew Menard Clayton Christensen Edward Prewitt Electronic Medical Records Roundtable Head Shots

New Marketplace

The Unrealized Potential of EMRs: Why They Fall Short and the Unexpected Source of a Solution

NEJM Catalyst hosted clinical and business leaders, along with the originator of “disruptive innovation,” to consider the user frustration, high cost, and lack of interoperability of electronic medical records.

Patient Outcomes Stratified by Low, Moderate, and High-Risk HEART Score

Care Redesign

Improving Emergency Department Care for Low-Risk Chest Pain

How Kaiser Permanente Southern California improved ED standard of practice for possible acute coronary syndrome by adopting an evidence-based clinical decision tool.

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Care Redesign

Cognitive Load and Its Implications for Health Care

If we recognize and address the limits of brainpower, we can become better caregivers.

Integrating Product Management Education into Health Care - Example of How Curriculum Would Help Physician Tackle Clinical Need in Tandem with Engineer and Business Lead

Leadership

The Case for Product Management Education in Clinical Training

How can physicians learn to speak the language of innovation and claim a role for themselves within the innovation ecosystem?

Health Inequities Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Care - Choosing Wisely Clinician-Led Approach

Care Redesign

Reducing Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Care: A Clinician-Led Approach

Using the “Choosing Wisely” campaign against low-value care as a model for addressing health care disparities.

Has the Time Come for Unique Patient Identifiers for the U.S.?

Care Redesign

Has the Time Come for a Unique Patient Identifier for the U.S.?

Accurately matching patients with their records will save money and improve care.

Optimizing Diversity and Inclusivity Real People Providing Feedback on Precision Medicine Study Design Precision Medicine Initiative for All Community Medicine

Care Redesign

Precision Medicine for Everyone

Until we create an environment where diverse patients are considered participants as partners, the goals of individualized research, prevention, and treatment will be unrealized.

Example Cost of Custom-Built PRO Collection Platform

Patient Engagement

The Cost of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Medicine

Implementation of routine PRO collection is paramount to measuring and maximizing value in health care.

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