The Hot Spotters by Atul Gawande. Posted on May 24, by Jesus Click here to read the rest of the New Yorker article. This entry was posted in News. New Yorker. Jan The hot spotters: can we lower medical costs by giving the neediest patients better care? Gawande A. PMID: ; [Indexed . In the January 24, , New Yorker, physician-author Atul Gawande, M.D., featured Brenner in an article titled, “The Hot Spotters.”.

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The New YorkerFeb 8, The New YorkerApr 4, A Critical Look at Healthcare Delivery Reform” unpacks the data behind healthcare delivery system interventions, highlighting well-intended reforms that have yet to achieve the impact many have assumed. But the young man, who turned out to be a Rutgers student, nww soon afterward.

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You can listen to the interview at: The New York TimesMay 1, SlateOct 23, Home News The Hot Spotters. SlateApr 20, SlateNov 6, The New YorkerJun 28, A Vision of Connected Health: The study concluded that, relative to controls, “these programs had favorable effects on none of the adherence measures and only a few of many quality of care indicators examined,” and did not favorably impact the costs of care.

When Jeffrey Brenner, MD, took notice more than a decade ago of the spotty care afforded certain high-risk, high-need patients in Camden, N. The New YorkerNov 21, Even when a randomized trial is not feasible, however, the rigor of a complex care management program evaluation can be enhanced by the inclusion of a matched contemporaneous control population.

These kinds of cost savings are revolutionary.

The Hot Spotters by Atul Gawande

The New YorkerJun 1, What do we have in complex care? Many of the other rigorous studies of “hot-spotter” approaches have come to similar disappointing conclusions.

While it is too early to report data or to draw conclusions from that study, these results should provide insights about the program’s true impact. The New YorkerOct 2, The New YorkerYirker 7, The New YorkerJan 27, The TelegraphOct 4, A neighborhood couple, a physical therapist and a volunteer firefighter, approached to see if they could help, but police waved them back.


The hot spotters: can we lower medical costs by giving the neediest patients better care?

The New YorkerSep 21, The New YorkerJan 12, The New YorkerMay 5, The New York TimesOct 5, The New YorkerDec 14, The New YorkerOct 3, The New YorkerMay 26, Chemistry has the periodic table, physics has Newtonian equations, biology has the theory of evolution. You may use these HTML tags and attributes: Its model utilizes “care teams” made up of health professionals with expertise in such disciplines as nursing, pharmacy, health coaching, counseling, social work, and community health work.

SlateAug 28, With this in mind, the dramatic results reported about programs like the Camden Coalition seem much less impressive.