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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?

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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Patient Engagement

What Does It Take to Increase Patient Engagement in Primary Care Settings?

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.

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.

Stay in Your Lane? Clinicians vs SDOH panel clip still

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.

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