If we are going to work with local communities, we must humbly acknowledge that we don’t know everything we need to about the people they serve and be ready to gain that knowledge.
Population Health Management
The emergence of new health information technology and a rise in healthcare analytics provide opportunity for insights. Health information management, including population management, uses patient data to drive change. What additional steps can your organization take to manage population health?
This is national trauma — we have so much morbidity from mental health and illness, and yet it’s the system we’ve designed.
Article by Andrea T. Feinberg, Allison Hess, Michelle Passaretti, Stacy Coolbaugh & Thomas H. Lee
Geisinger’s program of providing free food as a treatment for diabetes yields improved outcomes for patients while reducing the cost of care.
Talk by Rebecca Onie
We’ve created a health care system where asking a patient “Are you hungry?” is so far outside the boundaries of what counts as health care that we fail or forget to ask altogether.
Case Study by Karl Koenig & David Ring
The opening of a new medical school provided impetus to restructure musculoskeletal services to give the safety-net population timely access to needed specialty care.
Article by David B. Nash
Despite some fits and starts for value-based care, there is abundant evidence that the concept will continue to survive and thrive.
Talk by Tyler Norris
Changing the conversation from “What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”
Article by Juliet Rumball-Smith
Using the “Choosing Wisely” campaign against low-value care as a model for addressing health care disparities.
Article by David Muhlestein & Lia Winfield
Medical schools and policymakers have crucial roles in shaping the clinician workforce.
Interview by Janice E. Nevin & Thomas H. Lee
How Christiana Care’s initiatives impact not only those they serve directly, but also the larger community.