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To Control Cost and Improve Outcomes, Engage Patients with ‘Leveraged Primary Care’

Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente (KP) has had success with a program designed to control cost while improving outcomes for individuals who represent the top 5% of patients in the KP system based on cost. The program, which KP calls “leveraged primary care,” succeeds by improving the frequency and effectiveness of outreach to engage with patients […]


Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

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