December 2018

Primary Care Burnout and Populist Discontent

November 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Physician burnout has parallels to rising societal populism. Failure to address the disconnect between clinicians and the healthcare system will exacerbate the primary care crisis.

Reducing Disparities Requires Multiple Strategies

December 13, 2018

LETTERS TO THE EDITORS

Disparities in care are a complex issue requiring multiple strategies to solve, including approaches to improve the measurement of quality and reporting stratified performance estimates.

Patient Attribution: Why the Method Matters

December 11, 2018

POLICY

Reliable identification of the physician–patient relationship is necessary for accurate evaluation. Standardization of evidence-based attribution methods is essential to improve the value of healthcare.

Relationships Between Provider-Led Health Plans and Quality, Utilization, and Satisfaction

December 10, 2018

TRENDS FROM THE FIELD

The results of the study demonstrate the potential of provider-led health plans to deliver high-quality care and patient satisfaction. The relationships between these plans and outcomes differed by plan size, nonprofit status, and region.