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.
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?
Insights Report by Bob Wertz
The obesity problem is getting larger and larger. Some solutions lie beyond the traditional medical setting.
Clip by Charlene Wong, Roy Rosin & Peter Ubel
Should physicians stay in their clinical lanes when it comes to behavior change and social determinants of health?
Patients hold responsibility for their actions, but providers’ approaches to address obesity often fall short as well.
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 Lisa Rosenbaum
We would be remiss if we didn’t constantly and exactingly focus on addressing all of medicine’s shortcomings. But how to balance fixing what’s wrong with holding on to all that’s right?
Article by Michael E. Porter & Thomas H. Lee
Just as there is no such thing as good marketing or good manufacturing, there is no such thing as good primary care — it completely depends on how that care is tailored to meet the needs of patients with a particular medical condition.
How do clinicians work with patients who won’t follow their recommendations?
Article by Richard D. Zane & Jennifer L. Wiler
Adding providers won’t solve the health care crisis — but thoughtfully and deliberately deploying technology just might.