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Brian Klepper PhD
America’s healthcare value crisis is rooted in the failure to focus on managing quality. However, some providers have systematically improved quality with outstanding results.
There's a growing number of providers committed to delivering high-value care & a group of purchasers willing to go around traditional arrangements to access it.
Health City Cayman Islands in the Caribbean has a relentless willingness to rethink and execute better-both keys to success that U.S. hospitals should emulate.
Methodologies to achieve value-based drug pricing are well within reach, but industry will likely resist with all its power and influence. We will need strong leadership to mobilize the agents of reform to make meaningful change achievable.
The pervasiveness of inappropriate care is the U.S. medical system's biggest ethical stain. Alternatives, such as optimal medical management, are often ignored in favor of better paying surgical procedures.
Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point shows how US multipayer healthcare has hurt our economy, our businesses, and most of all our people
A CNN investigation asserts that Gov Rick Scott’s administration scuttled hospital quality standards after two Republican political groups received large contributions from Tenet.
Cancer care is a microcosm of broader health industry practices because it resides at the nexus of aspirational technologies, enormous costs, hope, and death.
This is final part of the series. Elaine just finished her last chemo infusion. Brian describes the joy—and also the concerns—that go along with finishing one phase of life with cancer and starting on another—post-chemotherapy.
Elaine's experience is showing us that maintaining a sunny disposition becomes far more difficult as the challenge drags on, and the prospects for getting better become more uncertain.
This is part 3 of Brian and Elaine's journey into Cancerland. It explores the world of chemotherapy, side effects, and the emotional rollercoaster.
This is part 2 of Brian and Elaine's journey into Cancerland. Now, comes the recovery and getting prepared for chemotherapy.
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