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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael Rosenblatt & Henri Termeer
We can’t afford for current trends to continue. There is only one solution.
MACRA could be bigger than Obamacare for physicians, yet many “barely know anything about it.”
If you’re doing the same thing as everyone else, the same way, you’re ultimately competing on price.
Henry Aaron, Matthew Fiedler, Paul B. Ginsburg, Loren Adler & Alice M. Rivlin
The threat to individual market stability is real. We need to fix it before it's too late.