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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?

Evolution of Health Care in China - Delivering Public Benefit at Enormous Scale - David Cook talk still

New Marketplace

China’s Health Care: Public Benefit, Enormous Scale

Though demand for health services in China has outpaced the development of management systems to provide those services, China has the goal, the means, and the commitment to change health care.

Many Patients Who Would Benefit from Palliative - End-of-Life Care Do Not Receive It

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: The Power of Palliative Care

Our NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey on palliative care reveals an interesting dichotomy: While the great majority of organizations have a palliative or end-of-life care program, 60% of patients who would benefit from such services don’t receive them.

VHA Whole Health System diagram

Care Redesign

Finding the Cause of the Crises: Opioids, Pain, Suicide, Obesity, and Other “Epidemics”

Until we redesign our health care system to address our patients’ personal determinants of health, we will continue to inadequately address our multiple chronic disease crises.

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Care Redesign

Using Quality to Shine a Light on Homebound Care

How two thought leaders in the fields of home-based medical care, geriatrics, and palliative medicine advanced a quality-of-care agenda for homebound adults.

New Evidence on Stemming Low-Value and Overprescribing - Nudgind Physicians Toward Better Prescribing Practices

New Marketplace

New Evidence on Stemming Low-Value Prescribing

New research suggests that deploying strong and surprising messages could help to address overprescribing of opioids and other drugs.

Charlotte Yeh head shot - hearing aids hearing loss

Care Redesign

“You’re Old Without Hearing Aids”— Addressing the Silent Epidemic of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss isn’t a normal consequence of aging. But it is associated with a higher risk of dementia, depression, and falls. The Chief Medical Officer for AARP Services talks about combating this huge but silent epidemic that impacts all ages.

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Leadership

“Breaking Bread” to Combat Burnout

Can a simple dinner create community among health care providers?

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China’s Changing Health Care: Global Lessons at Scale

Jiahui Health, Shanghai

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Care Redesign

Beyond Evidence-Based Medicine

Interpersonal medicine is not just about being nice — it’s about being effective.

Myths and Realities of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment.

Care Redesign

Primary Care and the Opioid-Overdose Crisis — Buprenorphine Myths and Realities

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.

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