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Value Based Care

Reducing health care costs, while improving quality and safety, is the goal. Driving toward value-based care, through value analysis and cost reduction, is today’s challenge. How can we generate value for patients, providers and payers alike?

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New Marketplace

Much Ado About Nothing Over Payment Reform?

Are we too concerned about payment reform? Should we let the system play its course, or should we give it subtle nudges?

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New Marketplace

Physician Group Practices: Succeeding in Bundled Payments

Physician groups are demonstrating their ability to deliver care in new and innovative ways as part of the nationwide effort to transform health care delivery through value-based payment models. The physician experience and perspective is invaluable and should remain an important component of any shift to value-based care.

How Aligned Are Payers and Providers in Working Together to Achieve Value-Based Care

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: Payers and Providers Remain Far Apart

Health care stakeholders are not aligned in important goals and in large part are not working together to achieve value-based care, according to the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council. They are waiting on government regulators to change the payment model — including, possibly, single-payer health care.

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Preparing a New Generation of Physicians for a New Kind of Health Care

Medical schools and policymakers have crucial roles in shaping the clinician workforce.

Janice Nevin - Christiana Care Health System


The Responsibility of a Big Provider in a Small State

How Christiana Care’s initiatives impact not only those they serve directly, but also the larger community.

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New Marketplace

Health Plans of the Future Are Win-Win-Win

How health plans can take advantage of their position in the ecosystem to connect motivated consumers with their perfectly matching high-performing provider.

Mark Miller and Melinda Buntin

New Marketplace

MedPAC’s Role in Curtailing Drug Prices

The former Executive Director of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission lays out three recommendations for curtailing drug prices, as well as upcoming Medicare trends.

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The “Give a Darn” Method for Outcomes Measurement

Providence St. Joseph uses the “give a darn” method to deliver value — what makes a difference to patients makes it on the short list.

Care Redesign

Chronic Treatment Is Not “One and Done”

Clinicians need to adopt a holistic approach to care, particularly for older patients with chronic and comorbid conditions.

Mark Miller and Melinda Buntin

New Marketplace

Why Does MedPAC Matter?

The former Executive Director of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission explains why physicians and health care providers should understand MedPAC’s mission.


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