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Primary Care

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?

Academic Innovations Collaborative Colorectal Cancer Driver Diagram - Leading Transformational Change in Primary Care Delivery

Care Redesign

Five Keys to Leading Transformational Change in Primary Care

Lessons learned from a Harvard Medical School intervention to strengthen primary care delivery that emphasized teamwork, reflection, and leadership engagement.

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New Marketplace

Primary Care ACO Models: Way of the Future?

Evidence shows that primary care–led, risk-bearing, ACO-like practices and independent physician group models generate more savings.

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New Marketplace

Room for Small, Independent Practices?

Is there room for small, independent practices in a reengineered health care payment system, or are too many obstacles in the way?

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Patient Engagement

Improving Patient Involvement in Care

The CEO of Virginia Mason on facilitating and enhancing patient participation in care.

Why Don’t We Deliver the Unified Health We Know We Should? Rebecca Onie Talk Still Health Leads Health Equity Social Needs

Care Redesign

Why Don’t We Deliver the Health We Should?

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.

Changing the Healthy Communities Conversation for Intergenerational Health - Patients as 'Pro-sumers' Not Consumers - Tyler Norris Talk Still

Care Redesign

Patients as Pro-sumers, Not Consumers

Changing the conversation from “What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”

University of Utah Family Medicine Residency Program Value Improvement Projects - Practice-Based Learning and Improvement PBLI Milestones Score by Year of Residency

Leadership

How the University of Utah Prepares Family Medicine Residents to Lead Value Improvement Efforts

A rigorous 3-year program helps physicians focus on improvement through interprofessional collaboration.

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New Marketplace

Much Ado About Nothing Over Payment Reform?

Are we too concerned about payment reform? Should we let the system play its course, or should we give it subtle nudges?

Integrated Care - Most effective means of integrating mental and behavioral health services

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Integrated Care Makes Sense — but Barriers Remain

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members call for integration of mental and behavioral health services with primary care.

Daily Tiered Escalation Huddles at Intermountain Healthcare

Leadership

Tiered Escalation Huddles Yield Rapid Results

In 15 minutes each day, this model helps leaders discover and resolve needs of the organization by letting ideas, concerns, and issues rise to the top fast — benefiting patients.

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