Case Study by
Adi Hirshberg, Katy Mahraj & Sindhu K. Srinivas
At the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a text message–based blood pressure surveillance program for postpartum women with preeclampsia improved blood pressure management, reduced readmissions, and increased patient and provider satisfaction.
Wayne B. Jonas, Eric Schoomaker, James R. Marzolf & Tracy Gaudet
Until we redesign our health care system to address our patients’ personal determinants of health, we will continue to inadequately address our multiple chronic disease crises.
How two thought leaders in the fields of home-based medical care, geriatrics, and palliative medicine advanced a quality-of-care agenda for homebound adults.
Hearing loss isn’t a normal consequence of aging. But it is associated with a higher risk of dementia, depression, and falls. The Chief Medical Officer for AARP Services talks about combating this huge but silent epidemic that impacts all ages.
Health care leaders must advocate for regulatory and reimbursement changes to unlock the potential of innovative technology and care team approaches to Parkinson’s and other suitable conditions.
Case Study by
Meena Kalluri & Janice Richman-Eisenstat
A multidisciplinary collaborative model to address the palliative care needs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis resulted in improved end-of-life care and decreased hospital deaths.
Xiaoyan Huang, Lesley Jones Larson, Lian Wang, Kateri J. Spinelli & Meredith Rosenthal
Despite significant primary care reform around patient-centered medical home models, specialty care remains fragmented, with poor communication between primary care and specialists. How should specialty practices be reformed to deliver more coordinated, patient-centered care?
A program at Yale has students conduct open-ended interviews with patients about their lives, their hopes, their values, and what they most want their medical team to know — creating the opportunity for human connection and a better care experience.
Focused and innovative health systems are managing to control blood pressure for 9 in 10 patients, which is well above the national average of 50% to 60%.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members discuss how data and analytics are being used at their organizations, both now and with the future in mind.