Post Tagged with: "Health Care Cost"

A Better Way To Manage Care and Cost

A Better Way To Manage Care and Cost

October 13, 2013

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New firms are being founded that create value for clients by isolating and disrupting as many distinct mechanisms of health care excess as possible, thus driving appropriate care and cost.

Hurtling Down the Road to Ruin

Hurtling Down the Road to Ruin

June 24, 2013

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Brian Klepper and David C. Kibbe Posted 6/21/13 on Medscape Internal Medicine A recent New York Times article that focused on colonoscopies highlighted the questionable science, predatory unit pricing, and… Read More ›

How Much Does Health Care Cost? More Than You Can – or Want – to Imagine

How Much Does Health Care Cost? More Than You Can – or Want – to Imagine

June 13, 2013

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Wendy Lynch Posted 6/13/13 on the Altarum Institute Health Policy Forum In my mind’s eye, I’ve started imagining U.S. health care spending as the Blob… Read More ›

Physicians, Health Systems and the Drive for Market Dominance

Physicians, Health Systems and the Drive for Market Dominance

May 23, 2013

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Brian Klepper Posted 5/23/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog Several physicians have reached out recently to discuss attractive employment offers from health systems. They are… Read More ›

Driving Health Care That Works With Strong Carrots and Sticks

Driving Health Care That Works With Strong Carrots and Sticks

May 9, 2013

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Brian Klepper Posted 5/09/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog On a recent call with a large manufacturer, my company’s team expected to describe how we develop primary care… Read More ›

When Employers Get Serious About Managing Health Care Risk

When Employers Get Serious About Managing Health Care Risk

April 7, 2013

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Brian Klepper Posted 4/07/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog Last week I visited with Gary Rost, an unassumingly knowledgeable man and the Executive Director of… Read More ›

Why Only Business Can Save America From Health Care

Why Only Business Can Save America From Health Care

March 24, 2013

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Brian Klepper Posted 3/24/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog For a large and growing number of us with meager or no coverage, health care is… Read More ›

The Reality of Health Care Cost

The Reality of Health Care Cost

March 23, 2013

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Brian Klepper Posted 3/22/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog This beautifully written letter was forwarded after an interview with me on health care cost appeared… Read More ›

A Broader Approach To Managing Health Care Risk

A Broader Approach To Managing Health Care Risk

February 15, 2013

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Brian Klepper Posted 2/15/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog Health care’s purchasers crave certainty. But complexity – and therefore uncertainty – rules. Assurances… Read More ›

An Archipelago of Health Information Islands

February 1, 2013

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by Brian Klepper First Posted on Medscape Connect’s Care and Cost Blog 12/27/12 My wife Elaine was hospitalized for 6 days recently with an array of… Read More ›