Implementing a value-based strategy is on the mind of nearly every health care organization in the U.S. It seems that every week, one or another announces a new “Center for Health Care Value” or “Center for Health Care Innovation.” These organizations are accepting the fact that the volume-driven system is in its dying days, and that the future will demand that they deliver demonstrably better value: improved outcomes, lower costs, or both.
We’re not even halfway through the calendar, and already 2016 has been a historic year for billionaire businessman Elon Musk. When Tesla Motors, the electric vehicle company he founded and leads, unveiled its Model 3 […]
Legislative hearings and extensive media coverage may have highlighted the unsustainable direction of our healthcare system, but this industry still remains the federal government’s fastest-growing expense. Some $1.1 trillion was spent in 2015. Without major reform, healthcare expenses […]
It has recently been reported that financial pressures within the NHS in the UK are leading some CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) to consider limiting joint replacement procedures in the hospitals within their areas by 12% […]