Sarah E. Wakeman & Michael L. Barnett
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.
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.
According to NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members, every health system has to develop its own definition of what is meant by “rural” health.
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Karen Reynolds, Shawn Halls & Mackenzie Jones
Improving the acute care experience for our eldest patients.
Adam L. Beckman, Laura Chmar, Travis Broome, Bob Kocher & Farzad Mostashari
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.
Barbra G. Rabson & Luke Sato
Massachusetts primary care practices are beginning to invest in programs to increase patient engagement, but these strategies can be challenging to implement and remain underutilized and undervalued.
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.
The obesity problem is getting larger and larger. Some solutions lie beyond the traditional medical setting.
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.