Competition in Health Care
The health care industry is changing rapidly, and not just the market for medical insurance. How does competition among providers affect the health care market as organizations vie for the best quality and the lowest health care costs?
Article by John D. Birkmeyer
A perspective on the growth of NPPs and the ideological divide between for-profit and nonprofit providers.
Article by Ateev Mehrotra, David Schleifer, Amy Shefrin & Andrea M. Ducas
What policymakers, providers, and payers need to do to make price transparency successful.
Article by Dan Liljenquist, Ge Bai & Gerard F. Anderson
A consortium of hospitals and health plans is establishing a nonprofit generic-drug manufacturer to produce a steady supply of affordable essential drugs and stimulate competition in generic-drug markets.
Article by William H. Shrank, Diane Holder & Steven D. Shapiro
UPMC’s payer-provider partnership integrates real-time data to support improved clinical decision-making and optimizes clinical and financial performance.
Interview by Robert Galvin & Leemore Dafny
Will Amazon–Berkshire Hathaway–JP Morgan and CVS-Aetna change the health care game? To one health care employer purchaser, these announcements feel a lot like Groundhog Day.
Interview by Fiona Scott Morton & Thomas H. Lee
We have to think about how much we want to spend on health according to how much it’s worth to us at the margin.
Article by NEJM Catalyst
Although, not everyone agrees on exactly what or how to measure it, patient satisfaction has become an integral part of the current health care delivery system.
Article by Timothy Crowley
It’s a generally accepted view that all hospital-employed physician groups are constitutionally incapable of operating without financial support from the hospital. PinnacleHealth Medical Group found that commonsense tactics can eliminate the need for hospitals to expend precious resources to support employed physicians.