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Social Needs

Addressing social needs and mental health and other tactics that strengthen emotional stability, are essential for total patient health across all populations. How are some organizations leading the way?

Face-to-Face Group Sessions Are the Most Useful Mode of Communication in Health Social Networks

Patient Engagement

Survey Snapshot: Patient Networks Are Important for Outcomes

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members overwhelmingly agree that social networks can impact chronic diseases and healthy behaviors, but time commitment and funding prevent their prevalence.

Care Redesign

Addressing the Prescription Opioid Crisis: Advancing Provider Education and Collaborating with All Stakeholders

Providers have a large role to play in tackling the opioid overdose epidemic, but they can’t go it alone.

Proportion of Outpatient Visits for Medicaid and Uninsured

Leadership

Health Reform and the Changing Safety Net in the United States

How the coverage provisions of the ACA are affecting safety-net health systems, responses of these systems to payment reform, and future directions in scaling up improvements and innovation in delivery systems.

Care Redesign

Uniquely Identified: The Impact of a National Health Index

What does the NHI mean to a New Zealand clinician, researcher, and health care consumer?

Patient Engagement

Walking with Our Patients in the Community

Mobile integrated health, a disruptive home-based delivery model, repurposes existing resources and addresses critical care gaps for high-risk, high-cost populations.

Leadership

Reading List: Amy Compton-Phillips

NEJM Catalyst Care Redesign Theme Leader Amy Compton-Phillips weighs in on the most influential and inspiring texts of her career.

Care Redesign

Building Baltimore’s Accountable Health Community

The Baltimore City Health Department is tackling health disparities by taking a city-wide approach to addressing patients’ social needs.

Patient Engagement

Evaluating Complex Care Programs: Is It a Zero-Sum Game?

Policymakers see programs for complex patient populations as a way to bend the health care cost curve, but are reduced health care utilization and costs the right measures of success?

Patient Engagement

Health Care — A Final Frontier for Design

Design must move beyond narrow projects and encompass complex systems.

New Marketplace

My Favorite Slide: Surprising Mortality for Some Americans

Call to action: Survival statistics for a slice of middle-aged white people in the U.S. are uniquely troubling.

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