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.
Dana M. Lewis
Next-gen innovations — by new stakeholders — will need a next-gen regulatory system, and clinicians willing to adapt.
A public health expert discusses the scientific, technological, and financial foundations needed to modernize the social services infrastructure and address social determinants of health.
Case Study by
Jennifer Freel, Johanna Bellon & Janel Hanmer
A UPMC study demonstrates the value of PROs, but finds that physicians need to discuss that information with patients during visits.
The expense of the U.S. health care system is so misaligned from what we need as a country — a healthier population. A public health expert discusses how we can move toward a model that addresses social determinants of health and promotes well-being while still growing our economy.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members seek ways to create relationships with patients — but the hurdles are high.
An NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey finds that human interaction and social support are vital for patient behavior change and employee wellness programs.
Jordan Feltes, Michael Push & Avik Som
One behavioral health provider pilots cost-effective outreach to patients with SUD that checks up on their recovery, triages needs, and facilitates communication.
The CEO of Virginia Mason on facilitating and enhancing patient participation in care.
Clinicians must acknowledge that there is a dramatic difference between learning a concept about patient-provider communication and learning the actual skills for effective execution.