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MYTHBUSTER: The more we know genes, the better off we’ll be

August 15, 2017

According to British historian Alison Plowden, “the laws of genetics apply even if you refuse to learn them.”  This truism,…

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,…

MYTHBUSTER: The opioid epidemic is not affecting my population

June 06, 2017

We know employers and other health care purchasers have a lot on their minds. The cost of specialty pharmaceuticals seems…

MYTHBUSTER: Fee-for-service has no place

May 30, 2017

Raise your hand if you agree with this statement—one of the flaws in the United States health care system is…

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