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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Click here to read the rest of the New Yorker article. The New YorkerMar 19, SlateOct 22, The tenets of regression to the mean dictate that if a variable is extreme on its first measurement, it will, on its own, tend to be closer to the average on its second measurement.

A Vision of Connected Health: The New YorkerDec 10, The New York TimesMay 5, With our background practicing naturopathy, much of what Gawande describes seems so obvious, kind of preaching to horker choir. Most programs in the demonstration focused on patients with chronic got who had been hospitalized within the previous year and assigned them to a care coordinator typically a registered nurse who assessed them and developed a plan of care.


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

A pile of meaningless terms and poorly tested ideas. Wed, Jul 10th, Having heard Clay Christensen expound on disruptive The New YorkerMar 6, At nine-fifty on a February night ina twenty-two-year-old black man was shot while driving his Ford Taurus station wagon through a neighborhood on the edge of the Rutgers University campus.

spltters The New YorkerDec 18, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. What do we have in complex care? SlateJun 15, These people averaged 62 hospital and E.

The ideal study design for evaluating hot-spotting approaches, says Asch, is a randomized control trial. The man was alive. A neighborhood couple, a physical therapist and a volunteer firefighter, approached to see if they could help, but police waved them back.

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The New YorkerApr 17, Unlike other less successful programs in that demonstration, the care coordinators had regular in-person interaction with their assigned patients and were closely connected with their patients’ primary care providers.

The New YorkerJun 2, According to a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Associationpatients assigned to the control group improved just about as much as those receiving the intensive services. Keep Me Updated Signup hew recieve latest updates and announcements. If Camden, New Jersey, becomes the first American community to lower its medical costs, it will have a murder to thank.


The New YorkerJun 4, By providing follow-up consultation and care to such patients before they might otherwise seek further in-hospital care, “hot-spotting” aims not only to cut healthcare costs associated with repeated hospitalizations, but ultimately to improve the yot of those most in need. SpottresAug 28, The New YorkerJan 27, The New YorkerJul 29, The New YorkerSep 26, The New YorkerJul 26, SlateJul 22, 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.

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.

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