This report identifies promising policy options to spur the creation of new medical technologies that will reduce total U.S. health care spending or will provide health benefits that justify any increase in spending.
Mar 31, 2014
If the prevalence of two innovative care delivery models — the patient-centered medical home and the nurse-managed health center — increases, projected U.S. physician shortages can be cut in half by 2025 without training a single additional physician.
Nov 27, 2013
Nurse-managed Health Centers and Patient-Centered Medical Homes Could Mitigate Expected Primary Care Physician Shortage
Numerous forecasts have predicted shortages of primary care providers, particularly in light of an expected increase in patient demand resulting from the Affordable Care Act. Yet these forecasts could be inaccurate because they generally do not allow for changes in the way primary care is delivered.
Nov 1, 2013
Accountable Care Organization Formation Is Associated with Integrated Systems but Not High Medical Spending
We examined where accountable care organizations (ACOs) have formed and what regional factors are predictive of ACO formation.
Oct 1, 2013
Parental reporting of height and weight was evaluated for US children aged 2–13 years.
Aug 1, 2013