To create meaningful point-of-care guidance so that patients can make informed medical and financial decisions, health system leaders and policymakers can develop interventions to address four major components of a proposed patient affordability scale.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members detail how providers are looking to direct-to-consumer telemedicine and partnerships to meet the differing needs of their patient populations.
The complexity associated with most surgery lends itself to the integrated practice unit structure, with its focus on the care team and value-based payment.
A survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council shows conflicting views about both the value of convenient care and what respondents’ organizations should do.
Ceci Connolly & Connie Hwang
Five best practices that are replicable and scalable are facilitating improved clinical and financial outcomes today.
Teryl Nuckols, Scott Weingarten & Thomas M. Priselac
Academic medical centers must become as dedicated to advancing operational and clinical efficiency as they have been to advancing the science of medicine.
Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis & Amber Willink
A proposal to improve the Medicare benefit package.
Peter J. Pronovost, Craig Samitt, Y. Claire Wang & Vindell Washington
Interoperability is a business imperative for enhancing value in health care, and providers and payers must collaboratively meet the demands for data exchange.
David J. Cook & Paula Li
Context is the key to understanding China’s health care system and its emphasis on population health.
Jonathan Gordon & He Wang
China’s experience offers insights for integrating digital and non-digital health care services.