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.
David B. Nash
Despite some fits and starts for value-based care, there is abundant evidence that the concept will continue to survive and thrive.
Key information and important choices are constantly being presented in health care. Yet often the frames or default options used are selected without attention to strategic goals.
Telehealth: The delivery of health care, health education, and health information services via remote technologies. Read about telehealth technologies, services, and reimbursement issues.
Judith F. Baumhauer, Christopher Dasilva, David Mitten, Paul Rubery & Michael Rotondo
Implementation of routine PRO collection is paramount to measuring and maximizing value in health care.