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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?

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Care Redesign

No Place Like Home: Bringing Inpatient Care to the Patient

Providing home-based acute care improves patient satisfaction and care quality while reducing costs.

Good Shepherd culturally competent hospice care home visit to the widow of a recently deceased patient

Care Redesign

Strangers No More: Culturally Competent Add-On Programs for Diverse Seniors

Creating specialized culturally competent programs to improve patient satisfaction and address the unique health care needs of older immigrants.

Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine Is the Biggest Coming Threat to Traditional Health Care Organizations

New Marketplace

Survey Snapshot: Mega-Mergers and Telemedicine Accelerate Convenient Care Growth

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members detail how providers are looking to direct-to-consumer telemedicine and partnerships to meet the differing needs of their patient populations.

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New Marketplace

Angel Robot and a New Smart Health Paradigm

The Jingde Experiment’s Angel Robot illustrates how continuous, closed-loop learning symbiosis between doctor, AI, and patient can improve patient outcomes.

Convenient Care Has Been Good Overall for the Health Care Industry

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: Convenient Care — Opportunity, Threat, or Both?

A survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council shows conflicting views about both the value of convenient care and what respondents’ organizations should do.

Building Confidence and Trust in Primary Care - Patrick Courneya Talk Still

New Marketplace

Building Confidence and Trust in Primary Care

Primary care providers can create amazing systems that tackle incredible health care problems, but if they fail to understand the impact of the patient-provider relationship, they will build a system that misses the mark.

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Leadership

Why a Teaching Hospital Offers an Employment-Based Tuition Waiver Program

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine subsidizes medical students’ education in exchange for their willingness to practice at Geisinger Health System.

Most Health Care Organizations Have Palliative or End-of-Life Care Programs

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Challenging the Resistance to “Palliative”

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members agree that palliative care is gaining traction, but one of many barriers is getting providers over their resistance to the word “palliative.”

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.

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