Patients hold responsibility for their actions, but providers’ approaches to address obesity often fall short as well.
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 Archita Sood, Carin van Zyl, Michael Hochman & Sachin H. Jain
Restoring focus to palliative care through a train-the-trainer model for non-palliative care physicians.
Article by Michael J. Barry, Susan Edgman-Levitan & Karen Sepucha
Despite growing acceptance and enthusiasm for patient involvement in their health care decisions, clinicians, at times, lose focus on the ultimate goal of shared decision-making: better health decisions from the informed patient’s perspective.
How do clinicians work with patients who won’t follow their recommendations?
Article by Shreya Kangovi & David A. Asch
Practical insights that can help organizations optimize their investments in community health workers.
Clip by Charlene Wong, Roy Rosin & Peter Ubel
Examples of making exercise and eating healthier not necessarily effortless, but fun.
Article by Katy E. French, Barbra Bryce Speer, Alexis B. Guzman, Tayab Andrabi, Iris Recinos, Keith A. Shook, James R. Incalcaterra, John C. Frenzel & Thomas W. Feeley
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center saw active participation from patients by encouraging them to document their own health information into a new EHR.
Talk by Sanjay Saint
Every veteran should receive the special kind of care they deserve from the moment they leave service to the time of their final salute.
Concrete examples of leveling the playing field between clinicians and patients to enable shared decision-making.
Improving Hospitalist Patient Experience Scores: The Importance of Physician-to-Physician Coaching and Medical Director Engagement
Case Study by Ghazala Q. Sharieff
With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services incorporating patient experience into Value-Based Purchasing metrics, hospital leaders must focus on improving this important aspect of patient care.