Health care costs have historically grown at about 2% faster than income in the United States. One way or another, we have to control health care spending growth, and the onus is on the provider.
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?
Article by David Lansky & Jeff Micklos
Care management should be payer-agnostic at its core.
Engineering a Rapid Shift to Value-Based Payment in North Carolina: Goals and Challenges for a Commercial ACO Program
Article by JP Sharp, Patrick H. Conway & Rahul Rajkumar
We believe North Carolina can be a model for the nation.
Talk by Peter Orszag
Four points on improving value in health care via vertical integration and aggressive experimentation.
Article by Dana P. Goldman, Karen Van Nuys, Wei-Han Cheng, Jakub P. Hlávka, Luca Pani, Sylvain Chassang & Erik Snowberg
Are we paying too much for new drugs before we know how well they work? This innovative pricing model proposes postponing major rewards until efficacy is established — which could help both patients and payers while still paying back investments on the most effective drugs.
Insights Report by NEJM Catalyst & University of Utah Health
An independent NEJM Catalyst report sponsored by University of Utah Health on patient involvement in quality measurement.
Case Study by John Grady-Benson, Michael Cremins, Elizabeth Olson, Nishwant Swami & Steven Schutzer
The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute has demonstrated that formerly competing independent providers can unite on a common vision to yield drastic improvements in quality, safety, and costs.
Insights Report by Jon Bees
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members weigh in on the barriers and path forward to value-based health care.
Article by Steven Strongwater & Joe Kimura
Primary care must leverage disruptive innovations to ensure that patients receive first-access, comprehensive, coordinated, continuous care that is woven into a seamlessly integrated system.