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 Hot Spotters

yorkerr 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 York TimesMay 12, Most programs in the demonstration focused on patients with chronic conditions who had been hospitalized within the hott year and assigned them to a care coordinator typically a registered nurse who assessed them and developed a plan of care. Gawande, please email atul atulgawande.

The New York TimesMay 1, The controlled analysis of this program, unlike most of the others in the demonstration, showed not only reductions in avoidable emergency spotgers and hospital visits but also reduced mortality among those enrolled. This idea led to the creation of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.

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

By latehis team had provided care for more than three hundred of these most costly people. For example, a program could be piloted yogker one clinic and compared with a nearby similar control clinic.


And he does it so well…. The best I can do for now is summarize the article and encourage you to either purchase the issue or read it online at a later date. Witnesses told the local newspaper that he was the first person to lay hands on the man.

SlateApr 20, The New York TimesOct 5, If Camden, New Jersey, becomes the first American community to lower its medical costs, it will have a murder to thank. SlateJun 7, The New YorkerOct 3, In the Hot Spotter article Gawande writes about several innovative approaches to reducing health-care costs. But upon closer inspection, careful analysis of the Camden program and others like it raises concerns that these apparent jaw-dropping improvements may be overstated.

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The New YorkerJul 26, SlateOct 23, There was glass everywhere. The New YorkerMay 5, Fri, Jun 21st, New clinical and policy guidelines launched to guide The New York TimesMay 24, The paradigm — referred to as “hot-spotting” — has sprung up in dozens of places in the U. 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.

We don’t understand what drives some patients to over-utilize healthcare services and others to under-utilize care. The New YorkerNov 21, The SpotteersOct 4, Wed, Jul 10th, Having heard Clay Christensen expound on disruptive The New YorkerSep 14, The most recent was about hospice care.

He created a way to find the people whose use of medical care was highest, and jorker after them and provide better care. SlateOct 7, This entry was posted in News. The New YorkerOct 9, 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. Home News The Hot Spotters. But the young man, who turned out to be a Rutgers student, died soon afterward.


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. You can listen to the interview at: SlateAug 1, 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.

The New York TimesMay 17, The New York TimesSootters 19, The New YorkerJan 26, Without rigorous research to yoker the exact impact of such programs, practitioners and patients alike cannot assume that complex care management is the primary reason for any improvement of such high-use patients, says Steven Asch, MD, professor of medicine at Stanford University and an expert in the field.

Brenner began the chest compressions and rescue breathing that should have been started long before.

Keep Me Updated Signup to recieve latest updates and announcements. After an initial intake visit, the team contacts enrolled patients at a minimum of twice monthly.

But for a mainstream doctor to say that proactive patient centered care saves money and nwe worthwhile is, I think, monumental. SlateAug 28,