The introduction of risk to health care delivery is driving providers, payers, and patients to seek new ways of doing business.
Centralizing clinical data for an integrated delivery system revealed a surprising lesson: sometimes predictive analytics are not enough.
There is strong evidence that expansions in health coverage have increased people’s use of health care across multiple domains of well-being and reduced deaths overall.
Why can't EHRs talk to one another? We never created the right incentives, but we pretend that we did.
What's the effect of the mode of physician payment when it comes to EHRs?
Which is better: to pretend we know little when in fact we know much, or to pretend we know much when in fact we know little?
When we say “committed,” we mean “in it for the long haul.”
Cost-cutting lessons are clear, so what stands in our way?
If there is any silver lining, it’s that other insurers might learn from blocked mergers and devote more energy to growing by offering superior value, rather than by swallowing rivals.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health, and New England Baptist Hospital propose to merge to gain market heft. What will be the impact on costs in one of the nation’s most expensive health care markets?
Call to action: Survival statistics for a slice of middle-aged white people in the U.S. are uniquely troubling.
A focus on high-cost patients may not only fail to contain health care spending, but it may also help to entrench the status quo.
Hospitals’ existing cost data could be used to substantially increase the accuracy of the Medicare payment rates for inpatient hospital care.
Efforts to reform or replace the ACA should proceed with the knowledge that highly publicized market exits are a poor and probably inaccurate signal of a failing market.
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