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Listening In (With Permission): François de Brantes on MESA

July 17, 2017

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

MYTHBUSTER: Consolidation equals better coordination & 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 Payment & 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 OpenNotes

June 26, 2017

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

Heard in the News: Freestanding Emergency Care Centers

June 20, 2017

On April 25, 2017, there was a story on NBC’s Nightly News about a mother whose child had a fever…

Listening In (With Permission): Mike Thompson on consumerism

June 19, 2017

Listen in as Suzanne Delbanco dials up Mike Thompson, President and CEO of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions,…

Throwback Thursday: Tailoring Reforms to Local Market Dynamics

June 15, 2017

One year ago, CPR highlighted the importance of shaping health care payment and delivery reforms to the local market based,…

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