Opinion submission by Nick Valeriani in Modern Healthcare.
U.S. healthcare ranks last or near last on categories of access, efficiency and equity when compared to 10 other nations
Getting disrupted teaches you a lesson about power dynamics and value.
Total lifetime costs for someone on the Autism spectrum range from $1.4 to $2.4 million. With 3.5 million people on the spectrum, these expenditures can amount to $236 billion every year.
FDA issued draft guidance on its intent to effectively deregulate the space between medical devices and information systems
As consumers begin to play a greater role in their own care, price transparency in healthcare becomes a critical piece of the puzzle.
WASHINGTON (May 15, 2014) — Providing patients, physicians, employers and policymakers more information on healthcare prices could reduce U.S. healthcare spending by an estimated $100 billion over the next decade, according to a new analysis from the Gary and Mary West Health Policy Center. Most healthcare transparency initiatives focus solely on providing patients with information… Read more »
Analysis indicates providing price information to physicians, employers and policymakers key to $100 Billion in potential savings from healthcare price transparency. More than 500 healthcare leaders gathered online and at the Newseum in Washington D.C. for West Health’s first IDEA Series forum in our nation’s capital on May 15. Titled “A Clearer View – Can… Read more »
New West Health Policy Center report finds transparency alone won’t control spending, but can support changes in health plan design and payment reforms