This Viewpoint proposes that reminders about professional standards might prevent counterproductive responses of physicians to report card comparisons intended to improve health care quality and reduce waste.
This Viewpoint describes the VA Patient Reported Health Status Assessment (PROST) system, designed to capture and prioritize patient-reported health status measures, and discusses early experiences using the system to improve care for veterans undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This Viewpoint discusses alternative payment models that reward value and quality, focusing on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model for advanced primary care medical homes.
In this Viewpoint, Medicare administrators describe the intended role and proper use of its Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey as a measure of patients' hospital-based experience.
This Viewpoint discusses the benefits of developing a patient-centered informed consent standard and the resources it would take to achieve it in practice.
In this Viewpoint, Berwick discusses 2 “eras” of the medical profession and offers changes that would be useful to move into a new “moral era.”
This Viewpoint discusses how clinicians, institutions, community members, and patients could extend the reach of health care coverage and promote healthful behaviors through partnerships.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of loyalty programs within accountable care organizations as a means of achieving patient-centric care and enhancing the health system business model.
This Viewpoint argues that rapid expansion of programs that protect patients from unwanted resuscitation has outpaced the evidence supporting the programs and may compromise patient-centered decision making more broadly.
This Viewpoint describes the role of stakeholders in developing research questions, reviewing research applications, and conducting research as part of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute research enterprise.
This commentary discusses patient-physician interactions and care quality measures in relation to a study recently published in JAMA Oncology of patients’ perception of physician compassion.
This Viewpoint discusses the benefit to both patients and physicians of implementing patient-centered approaches to care.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of structured payments to patient-centered medical homes as a means of optimizing primary care reimbursement.
This Viewpoint discusses the meaning of patient-centeredness in research and reasons for conducting patient-centered outcomes research.