Care Redesign I
Talk
ParkinsonNet: Network of Teams Produces Value (8:43)

Bas Bloem describes an innovative care network in the Netherlands for patients with Parkinson’s disease. From its start in a single town, ParkinsonNet has scaled to more than sixty regional networks of 3,000 professionals in multiple disciplines who partner with patients. Together they transcend traditional barriers for managing a complex disease. Bloem encourages others to consider the possibilities: “Imagine what would happen if you built similar networks for stroke, COPD, dementia.”

From the NEJM Catalyst event Care Redesign: Creating the Future of Care Delivery at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, September 30, 2015.

More From Care Redesign I

Poor Care Is the Root of Physician Disengagement

When physicians and health care executives disagree over the purpose of medicine, disengagement is the inevitable result.

Population Health: The Ghost Aim

We are finally at a moment in the history of health care when we know what to do to achieve better health, who should do it, and how to get it done.

Rethinking the Primary Care Workforce — An Expanded Role for Nurses

In the primary care practice of the future, the physician’s role will increasingly be played by nurse practitioners.

Survey Snapshot: How to Achieve Post-Acute Care Coordination

Commentary from NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members on preferred post-acute networks and the importance of communication.

Care Redesign Survey: Strengthening the Post-Acute Care Connection

Ties between health systems and post-acute care facilities are on the rise, but much work remains to truly coordinate care.

The Hard Work of Health Care Transformation

Experience shows that although a changed market may be a helpful precondition to local performance improvement, it hardly guarantees effective operational change.

Creating the Optimized Surgical Journey

Results from the implementation of an enhanced recovery pathway (an “Optimized Surgical Journey”) for patients undergoing cystectomy at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

An Operational Standard for Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Medicine

Transitioning young adults from pediatrics to adult medicine can be cumbersome, patchy, and confusing. A standard operational framework that leverages the right organizational resources could be just the solution primary care needs to reduce frustration, gaps in care, and loss of patients.

My Favorite Slide: What Is the Right Size for Your Team?

Bigger is not always better for effective teamwork and communication.

The Value of ICU Care at the End of Life

How do physicians decide the right care as patients approach death? The answer must come from the patient.

Connect

A weekly email newsletter featuring the latest actionable ideas and practical innovations from NEJM Catalyst.

Learn More »

Topics

Triggering the Tipping Point in Payment…

The Co-chairs of the Guiding Committee of the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network…

Coordinated Care

95 Articles

How to Have a High-Performing Employed…

It’s a generally accepted view that all hospital-employed physician groups are constitutionally incapable of operating…

Primary Care

127 Articles

How to Have a High-Performing Employed…

It’s a generally accepted view that all hospital-employed physician groups are constitutionally incapable of operating…

Insights Council

Have a voice. Join other health care leaders effecting change, shaping tomorrow.

Apply Now