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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.
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.
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.
A survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council shows conflicting views about both the value of convenient care and what respondents’ organizations should do.
Four points on improving value in health care via vertical integration and aggressive experimentation.
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Three proposals for improving the law to reflect 21st-century drug development practices.
Laura L. Forese
A simple road map for health care organizations to follow when working through integration, which keeps the perspective of the patient in mind.
Three components for treating the unhealthy, uncompetitive U.S. health care market — beginning with a buyer’s revolt.
Jeffrey S. Berns, Aaron Glickman & Matthew S. McCoy
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.