Story, Video, Infographic
The What's Next Health series features leading thinkers and visionaries inspiring us to think big about the future of health and health care. Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, talks about how reimagining education can help us reimagine health.
Care About Your Care is a national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality of care.
December 31, 2000
Program Results Report
The Prudential Center for Health Care Research assessed the functional health literacy of 3,260 older Americans at four Prudential HealthCare sites in Cleveland, Ohio Houston, Texas Tampa, Fla. and south Florida.
December 13, 2013
The Person-Event Data Environment (PDE) provides a collaborative research environment for Army and Department of Defense databases, enabling researchers to access important and comprehensive data using a secure cloud-based environment.
December 12, 2013
Whether healthy or ill, people with higher life satisfaction (sometimes called happiness) visit the doctor less than those unhappy.
November 26, 2013
Human Capital Blog
Gretchen Hammer, MPH, executive director of the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved, on the importance of empathy in healing.
November 12, 2013
Although not all readmissions can be prevented, research shows that there are strategies that hospitals can employ to avert many readmissions.
October 24, 2013
This paper sheds new light on the role of patient-level factors, and in particular, cost considerations in the physicians' prescribing decisions.
October 21, 2013
Patients with colorectal cancer are unwilling to travel more than five miles for high-quality cancer care.
October 15, 2013
The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care framework and methods are applied in this report to study Medicare Part D prescription drugs, suggesting greater prescription efficiency is achievable.