Weaving palliative care into the fabric of our evolving health care system and into the community will require leaders who can develop person- and family-centered solutions, advance public policy, train clinicians, and drive sustainable system change. Read about a foundation's leadership...
July 13, 2017
Policymakers who are focused predominantly on how to improve the health care system by providing health insurance coverage will fail unless they simultaneously focus on transforming and modifying the delivery system.
July 12, 2017
One pathway to preventing and reducing poverty-related adversity in early childhood is to build the capacity of pediatric primary care providers to identify nonmedical threats to young children's health and to connect families to appropriate social services. Three funders in New York City are...
July 11, 2017
There are courageous innovators in medicine who question conventional wisdom without fear. Dr. Larry Weed was one of those individuals.
July 11, 2017
For policy makers, helping entry-level health care workers advance in their careers represents an enormous opportunity to grow the middle class while also improving the quality and efficiency of our health care system.
July 5, 2017
The nonprofit Breast Treatment Task Force, a partnership-based payment and delivery system model, facilitates screenings, diagnostic follow-ups, and treatments for a variety of people in New York City who lack insurance coverage. Donations from health care providers, foundations, and others are...
June 20, 2017
Researchers can help organizational leadership decide whether an innovation is a good fit---or an appropriate stretch---by not only producing evaluation findings but also fully describing the particulars of the innovation and its context when writing up results.
June 16, 2017
Reverting back to a voluntary approach to NN potentially threatens the well-being of many people, particularly those at risk for health disparities due to low income or rural residency.
May 31, 2017
Improving and reforming our health care delivery system is not a partisan issue. It is important for Congress, the Trump administration, and the health care industry to continue bipartisan efforts to shift our health care delivery system and provider payment models toward value-based care.
May 18, 2017
Today, we launch a new featured topic on Health Affairs Blog focusing on the Diffusion of Innovation. This series of blogs will continue over the next year and culminate in a theme issue of Health Affairs journal in February of 2018 on how innovations are diffused across the health care...
May 16, 2017