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Patient Incentives

Wellness programs and other incentive programs aim to change patient behavior. How can health organizations harness the most current thinking in behavioral economics to bolster patient adherence programs and patient engagement?

Michele Heisler Talk Still: The Power of Social Connectedness and Peer Support Programs

Patient Engagement

The Power of Social Connectedness

We often don’t consider purpose in life and social connectedness when developing health care programs — but we should.

Patient Engagement

Smartlists for Patients: The Next Frontier for Engagement?

Patient-centered checklists, or “Smartlists,” offer the hope of improved outcomes and value to both patients and clinicians.

Time Is the Biggest Challenge in Patient Engagement Design Solutions into Care Delivery, but Other Challenges Are Close Behind

Patient Engagement

Survey Snapshot: Health Care Providers on the Problems of Patient Engagement Design

Members of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council say reimbursements must value providers’ time spent on patient engagement.

More Time with Patients and Shared Decision-Making Are Most Effective Patient Engagement Initiatives

Patient Engagement

Data Graphic: The Two Most Effective Patient Engagement Initiatives

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say the only broadly effective approaches are time spent with patients and shared decision-making.

Patient Engagement III

Why People Stick With or Abandon Wearable Devices

Embedding fitness trackers in eyeglasses demonstrates that personality and motivational feedback play important roles in activity levels.

Patient Engagement III

Why Real-World Results Are So Challenging for Digital Health

User engagement outside of clinical trials is the critical factor.

Patient Engagement III

Patient Engagement Survey: How to Hardwire Engagement into Care Delivery Processes

Technology and social networks can help, but nurses and care teams remain essential, say NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members.

Patient Engagement III

Patient Engagement Survey: Technology Tools Gain Support — But Cost Is a Hurdle

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say patient engagement technology tools must be patient-centric and are most useful for managing chronic disease.

Sean Duffy Talk Still: An Ether Dome Moment for Behavioral Medicine

Patient Engagement II

Behavioral Medicine’s Ether Dome Moment

Good patient engagement design reduces anxiety.

Patient Engagement II

Data Graphic: CMOs and Staff Physicians Lead Patient Engagement Efforts

Survey respondents say CMOs and staff physicians head patient engagement efforts within health care organizations, but it’s important to note who does the ranking.

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