New relationships, risks, and business structures are redefining the marketplace. Learn what’s working, and what isn’t, in the race toward value.
Drug companies must join providers, payers, and patients in seeing themselves as stakeholders.
By now, it’s almost old news: big data will transform medicine. It’s essential to remember, however, that data by themselves are useless.
Using patient stratification and more primary care visits, Chicago-based Oak Street Health aims to reduce hospitalizations.
Received wisdom for meaningful change in health care payment and delivery system reform.
Midway through this four-year intervention, participating practices report progress in transforming the delivery of primary care. But savings and improvements in the quality of care or patient experience are lagging.
The way physicians are organized and reimbursed in the United States is undergoing a once-in-a-generation transformation from a fee-for-service system to alternative payment models. PCPs are well positioned economically and strategically, but specialists must adapt.
Ohio-based Partners for Kids is charting new territory in care coordination for a high-need population.
Age and income play a role in both short- and long-term fluctuations.
The earliest participants in MSSP contracts reduced Medicare spending, but the second cohort did not. Meanwhile, some quality measures improved among MSSP participants, while others were unchanged.
United’s announcement will affect some local markets, but the giant insurer has not been a major player in health insurance exchanges. And exchanges are only one part of the complex payment reforms under way.
Commentary from the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council on the advantages of value-based care — and the problems posed for physicians.
Spending on prescription drugs has shot up. Ten states are debating transparency laws to require pharmaceutical companies to disclose research and development costs. Here’s why that effort is unlikely to work.
Analysis of the second NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey on the New Marketplace theme examines the pace of adoption of value-based payment models and the dynamics of consolidation across health care.
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