Health care leaders and front-line clinicians have long understood the connection between essential needs—such as food, housing, and transportation—and the health of their patients. Leading studies indicate social and environmental factors account for nearly 70 percent of all health outcomes.
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Lael, a Bostonian and a member of Health Leads’ Patient Advisory Council, believes that quality care depends on having doctors who understand all the factors that keep her happy and healthy.
Year after year, coalitions of healthcare stakeholders – from providers to payers to elected leaders – have worked to shift incentives in healthcare towards delivering value, rather than volume. Here's why CMS's latest attempts are different.
With all the discord and uncertainty that surrounds us today, we must do everything possible to approach each other from a place of understanding, respect and compassion. That kind of open, inclusive and equitable approach often begins by sharing a simple story. So what is your story?
An understanding of variation can unlock some of our most pressing public policy challenges by enabling data to reveal exactly where we should focus our finite time, dollars, and research capacity.
Like so many, we have spent the past weeks considering the election and its implications for our country. One thing is clear: we have an obligation to make our values more explicit than ever before.