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Tag: health care cost

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Bitcoin and episodes of care: What’s the connection?

March 17, 2021 / By Rick Kresinske

With Bitcoin’s price once again on the rise, I’m strangely reminded of the trajectory we’ve seen for episodes of care, the alternative payment method that covers health care costs for […]

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It’s still about the prices

January 13, 2021 / By Matt Gallivan

Health economist Uwe Reinhardt famously declared in 2003 that if you want to address higher spending on health care in the U.S., then “it’s the prices, stupid.” Yet almost 20 […]

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It’s about the employer insurance market: 5 ways to lower health care costs for the majority of Americans

November 11, 2020 / By Matt Gallivan

Political leaders have spent the last decade furiously debating the future of the health care system, while ignoring the elephant in the room: the employer insurance market. The U.S. population […]

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Medical debt: Addressing a problem that shouldn’t exist

October 28, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

High-income countries can offer state-of-the-art medical technology, but treatment can be expensive. The patient’s contribution to the cost of medical treatment can quickly outpace their ability to pay, particularly in […]

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Ending the horrible loop of super utilization: A breakthrough approach to care management

October 14, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Emergency departments provide an essential role in the health care ecosystem, but a significant proportion of visits to the emergency department are for care that might have been delivered in […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Super utilizers: A breakthrough approach to care management

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Jason Greenspan. He is a emergency medicine physician […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Health care pricing: Why it’s time to consider big changes

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. I’m your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Marty Makary. Dr. Makary is a New York Times bestselling […]

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The complex world of health care pricing and why it is time to consider big changes

July 24, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care payment in the U.S. is the outgrowth of decades of policy decisions that were not all thought out in advance and thus have become a mess. We pay […]

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The new triple threat: COVID-19, health disparities and high prices

June 29, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

The intersection of a novel virus, health disparities across our communities and rising health care prices presents a formidable challenge to the U.S. health care system. COVID-19 is new, but […]

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What to do in uncertain times? Build competencies for value and sustainability

August 7, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Healthcare pundits agree this is a time of uncertainty. Depending on your media of choice, uncertainty either reigns (New York Times), looms (CNN), or trickles down (Public News Service). Given […]

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Do you trust your healthcare provider with your wallet?

September 7, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

The rising cost of health care continues to be a top concern for the American public.  Similar to any other purchase, consumers want value when purchasing health care.  Value means […]