News Articles

Spring 2017

Accelerating Adoption And Diffusion Of Innovations In Care Delivery (HealthAffairs)

HealthAffairs blog article about practice transformation insights based on CERC's AMVC research study

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A Billionaire's Policy Center Aims to Transform U.S. Healthcare. How's It Going?

Grants from The Peterson Center on Healthcare have funded CERC primary care research, and they will use findings to create and package a primary care practice model.

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Health Care? Daughters Know All About It (New York Times)

Feature story highlighting the role daughters play in the care of persons with dementia, based on the fellows' JAMA Neurology Perspective

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CERC Fellows Tackle Medication Costs with a Little Help from New Zealand

Feature story about the Prescription Medication team's site observation at PHARMAC New Zealand

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Stanford's Big Health Care Idea

How an unconventional team of doctors figured out how to provide high-need university employees with better health care, for less money.

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Spring 2016

Designing More Affordable and Effective Health Care (Commonwealth Fund)

Case study on the Clinical Excellence Research Center 

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When I Grow Up: Helping Chronically Ill Kids Make the Jump to Adult Care (Stanford Medicine)

Feature story about the challenges faced by kids with chronic illness as they move to adulthood, and CERC's work to improve this process

December 8

Stanford Team Designs Process for Reducing Stroke Disability, Costs

Feature about CERC's work on improving stroke-related care


Forecasting the Health and Health Spending Consequences of Value-Based Drug Insurance Design for Insureds with Five High-Cost Conditions (ISPOR)

Article by N. Olchanski, Dr. Milstein, J.D. Chambers, and P.J. Neumann


Against the Odds: A Band of Rebels Fights to Save Health Care (Stanford Medicine)

Feature story about CERC and its work with advanced cancer care

May 21

More Care Up Front for $54 a Month (New York Times)

Dr. Milstein interviewed about direct primary care providers and patient access

May 17

Bay Area Becoming Center of Health Care Innovation (California HealthLine)

Dr. Milstein discusses the role of CERC in health care delivery innovation.

September 20

More Transparency, Better Health Care (Wall Street Journal)

Op-ed by George Shultz, Dr. Milstein, and Robert Krughoff advocating the public release of Medicare data

September 5

Reinventing Health Care Services (Stanford Social Innovation Review)

Dr. MIlstein discusses the issues that led him to found CERC.