An NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey finds that human interaction and social support are vital for patient behavior change and employee wellness programs.
Providing excellent patient care will drive the success of each organization. Listening to the needs of each patient advocate and adapting policy will yield optimal patient care. How can organizations best balance patient-centered care with the business bottom line?
Article by Robert M. Zimbroff, Bruce Leff & Albert L. Siu
Patients enrolled in Mount Sinai Health System’s HaH-Plus program spend about one-third as many days in health care facilities as inpatients in the last 180 days of life.
Health literacy isn’t just about whether a person can read.
Infographic by Gabriel Heras La Calle
Eight aspects of care to improve ICU management from a human-centered care model.
Article by Bob Wertz
The CEO of Virginia Mason on facilitating and enhancing patient participation in care.
Article by Calvin Chou
Clinicians must acknowledge that there is a dramatic difference between learning a concept about patient-provider communication and learning the actual skills for effective execution.
Clinicians and health care organizations need to become better listeners.
Article by Ron Shinkman
Self-dialysis patients enjoy far lower mortality and hospitalization rates and far better attitudes about treatment. But there are hard limits to its adoption.
Article by Mitesh S. Patel, David A. Asch & Kevin G. Volpp
Key information and important choices are constantly being presented in health care. Yet often the frames or default options used are selected without attention to strategic goals.