Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Commonwealth Fund Offers Guidance on the Creation of a High-Performance Health System for the Sickest and Frailest
New analysis from The Commonwealth Fund offers guidance on how to improve outcomes and lower costs for “high-need, high-cost” patients. In a blog post, Melinda Abrams and Eric Schneider, M.D., lay out six principles for improving care for this population—and all patients—starting with identifying people with similar needs and challenges. Read their post.
A brief by Douglas McCarthy, Jamie Ryan, and Sarah Klein, meanwhile, highlights promising models for treating high-need, high-cost patients. Read their analysis.