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Competition in Health Care

The health care industry is changing rapidly, and not just the market for medical insurance. How does competition affect the health care market as organizations vie for the best quality and the lowest health care costs?

Rating the Raters - Strengths and Weaknesses Assessment of the Four Public Hospital Quality Rating Systems - 2a

Care Redesign

Rating the Raters: An Evaluation of Publicly Reported Hospital Quality Rating Systems

Some promising innovation is taking place among organizations that rate hospital performance, but major systemic change is needed in the field to ensure access to meaningful comparisons through better data and relevant metrics, and to establish integrated oversight through robust audits and peer review.

Private Sector Pitfalls in U.S. Health Care - Leemore Dafny Talk Still

New Marketplace

Private Sector Pitfalls in U.S. Health Care

Involving the private sector in Chinese health care could be beneficial, but a market only works with the right ingredients. An American health care economist shares lessons the U.S. has learned about its downsides.

Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine Is the Biggest Coming Threat to Traditional Health Care Organizations

New Marketplace

Survey Snapshot: Mega-Mergers and Telemedicine Accelerate Convenient Care Growth

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members detail how providers are looking to direct-to-consumer telemedicine and partnerships to meet the differing needs of their patient populations.

Convenient Care Has Been Good Overall for the Health Care Industry

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: Convenient Care — Opportunity, Threat, or Both?

A survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council shows conflicting views about both the value of convenient care and what respondents’ organizations should do.

Vertical Integration and Bold Experimentation - Peter Orszag Talk Still

New Marketplace

Vertical Integration and Bold Experimentation

Four points on improving value in health care via vertical integration and aggressive experimentation.

Small Molecule Drugs Facing Generic Competition - Orphan and Non-Orphan Drugs - Orphan Drug Act

New Marketplace

It’s Time to Reform the Orphan Drug Act

Three proposals for improving the law to reflect 21st-century drug development practices.

A Venn Diagram for Health Care Integration - Laura Forese talk still

New Marketplace

A Venn Diagram for Health Care Integration

A simple road map for health care organizations to follow when working through integration, which keeps the perspective of the patient in mind.

A Prescription for the Ailing U.S. Health Care Market - Leemore Dafny talk still

New Marketplace

Prescription for an Ailing U.S. Health Care Market

Three components for treating the unhealthy, uncompetitive U.S. health care market — beginning with a buyer’s revolt.

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New Marketplace

Dialysis-Facility Joint-Venture Ownership — Hidden Conflicts of Interest

Despite potential benefits, joint ventures between nephrologists and dialysis companies raise legal and ethical concerns because of participants’ conflicts of interest and lack of transparency.

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Disrupting the Health Care Landscape: New Roles for Familiar Players

NewYork-Presbyterian

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