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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?

Rural Health Care Is Rated Comparable or Worse Across Quadruple Aim Aspects

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: Lessons Learned from and for Rural Health

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.

Many Barriers to Engaging Patients in Treatment for Obesity

Patient Engagement

Survey Snapshot: Approaches to Address Clinician and Societal Roles in Obesity

The obesity problem is getting larger and larger. Some solutions lie beyond the traditional medical setting.

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Patient Engagement

Stay in Your Lane? Clinicians vs. SDOH

Should physicians stay in their clinical lanes when it comes to behavior change and social determinants of health?

Patients and PCPs Hold Primary Responsibility for Addressing Obesity

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: The Failure of Obesity Efforts and the Collective Nature of Solutions

Patients hold responsibility for their actions, but providers’ approaches to address obesity often fall short as well.

Dispersion of Palliative Core Skills via a Train-the-Trainer Palliative Care Mentor Model

Care Redesign

Back to the Future?

Restoring focus to palliative care through a train-the-trainer model for non-palliative care physicians.

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Care Redesign

Twitter Tailwinds — Little Capsules of Gratitude

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?

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New Marketplace

What 21st Century Health Care Should Learn from 20th Century Business

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.

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Patient Engagement

The Importance of Patience with Patients

How do clinicians work with patients who won’t follow their recommendations?

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Care Redesign

Embracing Technology to Save Primary Care

Adding providers won’t solve the health care crisis — but thoughtfully and deliberately deploying technology just might.

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Patient Engagement

The Community Health Worker Boom

Practical insights that can help organizations optimize their investments in community health workers.

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