This survey of NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members shows strong opinions about the impact of high prices, who’s to blame, and how to fix the problem.
Stuart M. Pollack
What society should and can pay for is care that enables relationships between patients and providers.
Samantha F. Sanders, Mats Terwiesch, William J. Gordon & Ariel D. Stern
The development of intelligent machines holds great promise for making health care delivery more accurate, efficient, and accessible, but challenges remain for incorporating AI technology into clinical and administrative settings.
The knowledge and preferences that patients could — and should — share with clinicians would restore balance to point-of-care interactions, leading to better outcomes and enhanced value.
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.