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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Brenner used data mining and statistical analysis to map health-care use and expenses. The New YorkerMar 30, SlateJul 22, But for a mainstream doctor to say that proactive patient centered care saves money and is worthwhile is, I think, monumental. The New YorkerJul 9, He created a way to find the people whose use of medical care was highest, and go after them and provide better care.


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Chemistry has the periodic table, physics has Newtonian equations, biology has the theory of evolution. There was glass everywhere. 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.


Although the victim had been shot several times and many minutes had passed, his body felt warm. The New YorkerJun 30, 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.

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The New YorkerJan 28, To their credit, the Camden Coalition has acknowledged that the dramatic data initially reported about their program may be overblown. Bew New York TimesOct 5, To rigorously assess their model, the Camden Coalition is now participating in a randomized trial of their program.

The New York TimesMay 17, The New YorkerJul 29, You can listen to the interview at: The New YorkerJun 28, SlateOct 25, The New YorkerJul 5, The New YorkerJan 17, SlateApr 20, The New YorkerOct 9, Recent efforts by the Camden Coalition and other similar-minded innovators have inspired a much-needed renewed focus on the most complex patients in our healthcare system.

SlateOct 23, Brenner checked his neck for a carotid pulse. But the young man, who turned out to be a Rutgers student, died soon afterward.

Fri, Jun 21st, Nobel peace prize winner Muhammad Yunus is no The patients were also markedly healthier. SlateJun 25, SlateSep 25, A pile of meaningless terms and poorly tested ideas.

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The New YorkerDec 10, One of the doctors that works for Verisk, Nathan Gunn, who explains the way data mining can be used to identify the most frequent users of health-care facilities and reduce their costs. Boeing funded a specialized intensive outpatient clinic for these employees with a dedicated physician and nurse care hof, who oversaw the care of to high-risk patients.

The New YorkerJan 23, Gawande also describes a visit he made to the Special Care Center, a clinic in Atlantic City, an experimental approach to primary care.

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. Commencement AddressJun 11, Can we lower medical costs by giving the neediest patients better care? The New YorkerMar 11, 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.

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