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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?

Time Spent Engaging Directly with 16 Camden RESET Participants or Coordinating Care on Their Behalf

Leadership

“Putting All the Pieces Back”: Lessons from a Health Care–Led Jail Reentry Pilot

The Camden Coalition’s jail-based reentry program illuminated the necessity and challenges of engaging people with complex health and social needs and helping to transform the systems that serve them.

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Care Redesign

Ripe for Disruption: Why and How Big Players in the Private Sector Are Taking on Health Care

For big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google, the health care sector looks ripe for disruption. Two executives working in different parts of the health care ecosystem discuss what this means for patients and doctors, including the positives and unintended consequences.

Top challenges facing chronic disease management care - insufficient time and care coordination

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: To Improve Chronic Disease Care, Change the Payment Model

Many health care organizations are reasonably effective in treating chronic diseases, but they are limited from doing better by fee-for-service payment, which remains the predominant payment model in the United States. This report serves as a snapshot in time, showing the intent of health care providers to be proactive in treating chronic disease, but limitations in their ability to address population health.

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Care Redesign

No Place Like Home: Bringing Inpatient Care to the Patient

Providing home-based acute care improves patient satisfaction and care quality while reducing costs.

Good Shepherd culturally competent hospice care home visit to the widow of a recently deceased patient

Care Redesign

Strangers No More: Culturally Competent Add-On Programs for Diverse Seniors

Creating specialized culturally competent programs to improve patient satisfaction and address the unique health care needs of older immigrants.

Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine Is the Biggest Coming Threat to Traditional Health Care Organizations

New Marketplace

Survey Snapshot: Mega-Mergers and Telemedicine Accelerate Convenient Care Growth

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members detail how providers are looking to direct-to-consumer telemedicine and partnerships to meet the differing needs of their patient populations.

AI and Human Symbiosis - Angel Robot and a New Paradigm for Smart Health - John Yu talk still

New Marketplace

Angel Robot and a New Smart Health Paradigm

The Jingde Experiment’s Angel Robot illustrates how continuous, closed-loop learning symbiosis between doctor, AI, and patient can improve patient outcomes.

Convenient Care Has Been Good Overall for the Health Care Industry

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: Convenient Care — Opportunity, Threat, or Both?

A survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council shows conflicting views about both the value of convenient care and what respondents’ organizations should do.

Building Confidence and Trust in Primary Care - Patrick Courneya Talk Still

New Marketplace

Building Confidence and Trust in Primary Care

Primary care providers can create amazing systems that tackle incredible health care problems, but if they fail to understand the impact of the patient-provider relationship, they will build a system that misses the mark.

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Leadership

Why a Teaching Hospital Offers an Employment-Based Tuition Waiver Program

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine subsidizes medical students’ education in exchange for their willingness to practice at Geisinger Health System.

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