Interpersonal medicine is not just about being nice — it’s about being effective.
Primary care doctors and other primary care providers are the front line of health care delivery, where opportunities to enhance patient health are greatest. How can we make the most of comprehensive primary care to drive value?
Article by Sarah E. Wakeman & Michael L. Barnett
There is a realistic, scalable solution for reaching the millions of Americans with opioid use disorder: mobilizing the primary care physician (PCP) workforce to offer office-based addiction treatment with buprenorphine, as other countries have done.
Article by Steven Strongwater & Joe Kimura
Primary care must leverage disruptive innovations to ensure that patients receive first-access, comprehensive, coordinated, continuous care that is woven into a seamlessly integrated system.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
According to NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members, every health system has to develop its own definition of what is meant by “rural” health.
Case Study by Karen Reynolds, Shawn Halls & Mackenzie Jones
Improving the acute care experience for our eldest patients.
Article by Adam L. Beckman, Laura Chmar, Travis Broome, Bob Kocher & Farzad Mostashari
A care and payment model that engages primary care physicians in an aligned model built on trust and value could result in better patient care at lower costs.
Article by Barbra G. Rabson & Luke Sato
Massachusetts primary care practices are beginning to invest in programs to increase patient engagement, but these strategies can be challenging to implement and remain underutilized and undervalued.
Although care delivery models in rural and urban/suburban areas are distinct, by virtue of geographic density and resource availability, each locale affords lessons for the other.
Insights Report by Bob Wertz
The obesity problem is getting larger and larger. Some solutions lie beyond the traditional medical setting.