Improved targeting of resources must be a consideration if we want to ensure health care for everyone.
We know the keys to efficient care are cost and quality. But how can we measure quality improvement in healthcare? Effective quality management in healthcare organizations will make the difference between success and failure.
Talk by Sanjay Saint
Every veteran should receive the special kind of care they deserve from the moment they leave service to the time of their final salute.
Article by John D. Birkmeyer
A perspective on the growth of NPPs and the ideological divide between for-profit and nonprofit providers.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members from high-performing institutions share their perspectives on what’s working and what needs improvement.
Improving Hospitalist Patient Experience Scores: The Importance of Physician-to-Physician Coaching and Medical Director Engagement
Case Study by Ghazala Q. Sharieff
With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services incorporating patient experience into Value-Based Purchasing metrics, hospital leaders must focus on improving this important aspect of patient care.
Case Study by Christiana Beveridge, A. Sofia Warner, Greg Leya & Thomas W. Feeley
A focus on bundled payments for specific episodes of care — versus the broad changes required in an ACO model — may be a more effective method for ACO participants to develop capabilities required to measure utilization, cost, and revenue metrics.
Case Study by Kari Gali, Matthew Faiman & Sylvia Romm
How Cleveland Clinic and Online Care Group designed a data-driven quality improvement telemedicine ecosystem.
Article by Caleb Stowell & Ari Robicsek
How Providence St. Joseph Health devised a Value-Oriented Architecture to guide physician practice.
Article by Sarah Haas, Barbara Jacobs, Mitchell Schwartz & Maulik Joshi
How Anne Arundel Health System created a meaningful measure for patients and providers.
Health care is rife with metrics and rating systems that purport to differentiate the good, bad, and mediocre. Every clinician and leader wants to be affiliated with a high-performing organization. But what constitutes high performance in health care?