Nearly 9-out-10 of employers say that within the next five years, the cost of providing health benefits will become unsustainable. As such, employers are looking to government intervention, direct contracting with health systems and other methods to reverse this trend.Read More
Despite positive intentions to understand social determinants for improving outcomes in underserved communities, the mindset may be defeatist and enables the status quo in which the U.S. health system is underperforming for certain groups of people.Read More
Arrangements, such as the one between Monogram and Humana, are becoming increasingly common as payer and provider organizations shift towards value-based care to improve outcomes and lower costs for challenging patient populations.Read More
Investing in ASCs is all the rage for health care organizations, according to recent survey data. But enterprises moving into the space must understand it’s not a walk in the park or an easy revenue stream.Read More
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In this Innovation Lab interview series, Hutchinson explains why value-based care tools are now ready for wider use, the work needed to improve digital quality measures, his predictions for 2021, and more.
Guest contributor Paul Keckley advises hospital chief executives about preparing for problems related to vaccines, workforce and capital as the second surge continues into the winter season.Read More
While experts are saying that in all likelihood it will be difficult for Biden to enact short-term policy changes, there are Trump administration moves he could roll back.Read More
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Executives from Optum, UnitedHealth Group and SSM Health share perspectives and experience in moving toward wellness by engaging patients, taking on risk, and committing to work toward a more equitable health care system.