Navigating risk. Embracing reform.
The introduction of risk to health care delivery is driving providers, payers, and patients to seek new ways of doing business.
Just as there is no such thing as good marketing or good manufacturing, there is no such thing as good primary care — it completely depends on how that care is tailored to meet the needs of patients with a particular medical condition.
To realize the true potential of value-based care, we must update the underlying assumptions in our fraud and abuse regulatory system.
Despite some successes among the many efforts to execute value-oriented payment models, the lack of rigorous independent research studies impedes robust progress.
Lessons learned from five years of open enrollment in Missouri.
A perspective on the growth of NPPs and the ideological divide between for-profit and nonprofit providers.
A focus on bundled payments for specific episodes of care — versus the broad changes required in an ACO model — may be a more effective method for ACO participants to develop capabilities required to measure utilization, cost, and revenue metrics.
How eConsults unlock medical expertise for the underserved.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members agree that despite the challenges and caveats, transparency efforts are essential.
An independent NEJM Catalyst report sponsored by University of Utah Health on how practicing clinicians and health care leaders view health care costs.
A discussion from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum. Part 2 of a two-part series.
There is national momentum to empower patients with actionable health care information. But how well is the health care industry faring with this push to improve patient-facing transparency?
A discussion from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum. Part 1 of a two-part series.
How a safety-net clinic reorganized into multidisciplinary teams and restructured clinic flow to improve both efficiency and continuity of patient care.
What policymakers, providers, and payers need to do to make price transparency successful.
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