To meet post-pandemic expectations of consumers, healthcare providers need a strategy for consumer-focused care processes, supported by consumer-friendly provider networks and enabling technology.
If repealing Obamacare is off the table, can we turn attention to improving it through cost-effective clinical protocols?
Paul Krugman recently wrote an article in the New York Times posing the question: if repealing Obamacare is off the table (for now), should people
Hospital Value-based Purchasing program 1% incentive is like homeopathic medicine — too diluted to actually work
In the June 15, 2017 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Andrew Ryan and colleagues from the University of Michigan published an evaluation
This morning, I read about the recently announced next generation version of the CMS Comprehensive Primary Care model, which will require multi-payer participation and will
Physician-led ACOs now outnumber Hospital-based ACOs: Why this makes sense, and where our terminology breaks down.
At a recent meeting of the American College of Physicians covered in MedPage Today, Neil Kirschner, PhD reported on the growth of ACOs. Dr. Kirschner is
We focus on optimizing care processes, analyzing data, implementing technology, and the other technical and scientific aspects of our work to improve health care. But,
Recently, Jesdeep Bassi and Francis Lau of the University of Victoria (British Columbia) published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) another in
This week, Julie Creswell and Reed Abelson published an interesting piece in the New York Times about how the war between hospital chains puts doctors
A Happy Day: Supreme Court upholds health care reform law granting broad access through mostly free-market mechanisms, and I am $1 richer
This morning, the United States Supreme Court made its landmark decision to uphold the health care reform law. I am very happy about it