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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?

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.

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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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New Marketplace

The Evolution of Primary Care: Embracing Innovation While Protecting the Core Value

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.

The Barriers to Excellent Care Vary Widely Across Geographic Regions - both Rural Health Care and Urban Health Care

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Rural Health Innovations Born from Challenges

According to NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members, every health system has to develop its own definition of what is meant by “rural” health.

The PEACE Project - Patient Experience for Acute Care Elders at Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Patient Engagement

The PEACE Project

Improving the acute care experience for our eldest patients.

Comparison Between Traditional and Proposed Health Reimbursement Plan for Primary Care Outcomes Model Across Five Key Domains

New Marketplace

Payment Designed for People: Introducing the Primary Care Outcomes Model

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.

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