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Cost Drivers: Prices

July 25, 2017

For any of us who work in health care – even as benefit managers – one of the questions we…

Listening In (With Permission): Dr. Neel Shah on the surprising state of U.S. maternity care

July 24, 2017

Listen as Suzanne calls Dr. Neel Shah, Obstetrician and Professor of Obstetrics at Harvard Medical School, to learn about the issues…

Throwback Thursday: South Carolina’s Initiative to Reduce Early Elective Deliveries

July 20, 2017

We all know that the U.S. health care system needs fixing, especially when it comes to cost and access, but…

Listening In (With Permission): Francois de Brantes on how we can turn HDHPs on their head

July 17, 2017

Listen in as Suzanne chats with Francois de Brantes, Vice President & Director at the Altarum Center for Payment Innovation,…

MYTHBUSTER: Consolidation equals better coordination and outcomes

July 15, 2017

In the movement to population-based payment, payers are finding ways to hold providers accountable for the cost of their patients’…

MYTHBUSTERS: High Prices Mean High Quality Care

July 11, 2017

In an ideal market, a higher price correlates to a better quality product.  When we shop for lightbulbs, for example,…

Listening In (With Permission): Mark Fendrick on the Future of Value-Based Insurance Design

July 10, 2017

Listen as Suzanne dials up Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and General Internist at the University…

Health Care Prices Vary, but Your Costs Don’t Have to

July 06, 2017

Here’s a new take on Goldilocks we bet you’ve never heard before.  After years of fleeing from angry bears, Goldilocks…

What Happens When Provider Payment & Consumer Benefit Design Clash?

June 27, 2017

Providers, health plans, purchasers, and consumers alike may be doing their part to push the health care system to deliver…

Listening In (With Permission): Dr. Tom Delbanco on his crusade to help patients access their medical records

June 26, 2017

Take this special opportunity to listen to Suzanne talk to her father Tom Delbanco, MD, Professor at Harvard Medical School…

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