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.
Cost-cutting lessons are clear, so what stands in our way?
NewYork–Presbyterian uses a structured program for developing innovation. The first project was the development and launch of a comprehensive telehealth offering in less than a year.
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.
Health care is local, for better or for worse.
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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