LDI Fellows examine how health care is organized, delivered and paid for to improve value, quality and outcomes. Their work explores how to get to high-value health care delivery, including how the health care workforce can contribute to improving access to care, and how to change incentives to improve quality and bring down cost.
Zachary Meisel’s research investigates how people decide to use emergency care resources, and how written narratives can improve the decision-making of different stakeholders during medical emergencies. He also studies ways to improve the translation of research evidence, particularly around prescription opioids.
Evidence that hospitals that implement this model of obstetric care have a reduced rate of labor induction and preterm births without adverse effects on other outcomes.
Staffing, work environment associated with better outcomes
Evidence that Medicare bundled payments for joint replacement produced significant savings for a hospital system and reduced Medicare payments.
Surprising findings from patient interviews
Proceedings from an expert roundtable
Current status and characteristics of PDMPs, their use, and evidence of their effectiveness
Stories encourage emergency physicians to learn more about opioid prescribing guidelines
A multi-institutional NIDA Center of Excellence to promote research and policymaking on HIV, HCV, and substance use disorder.