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Jan 4, 2018


The cost of health care is already dear and rising exponentially while its "value" or the return on investment diminishes. What can be done? Read more Tags: health care, cost, quality, access, incentives, disrupting, innovation, support groups, support, managed care method, incentive alignment, advanced primary care, comprehensiveness, reimbursement, value-driven, encounter-based, guidelines, patient loyalty, perverse economic incentive, episodes of care, value, disease management, leadership, performance Read more articles about: References
Jan 3, 2018

Healthcare Reform in the U.S.

The United States is the only wealthy, industrialized country that does not ensure that all of its citizens have healthcare coverage. Insuring America's Health: Principles and Recommendations, Institute of Medicine at the National Academies of Science, January 14, 2004, last accessed Tuesday, February 2, 2010 Read more Tags: clinical decision making, risk pools, outcomes, research, medical economics, health care systems, managed care, practice management, cost-effective, outcome, benefit, value, cost-benefit, access Read more articles about: References
Nov 3, 2012

Pre-reform Pet Peeves and Shenanigans

It seems insurers, doctors and medical corporations will do whatever it takes to maintain their current income levels, but how do we change the incentives? Read more Tags: fraud and abuse, fraud, pet peeves, pre-reform, pet peves, shenanigans, ethics, insurer, doctor Read more articles about: References