Post Tagged with: "Health Care Cost"

A Better Way To Manage Care and Cost

A Better Way To Manage Care and Cost

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October 13, 2013

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Costs, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Klepper, Payment:

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.

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Hurtling Down the Road to Ruin

Hurtling Down the Road to Ruin

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June 24, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Klepper, POLICY:

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 ›

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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

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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 ›

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Physicians, Health Systems and the Drive for Market Dominance

Physicians, Health Systems and the Drive for Market Dominance

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May 23, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Klepper, Medical Ethics, Payment, POLICY:

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 ›

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Driving Health Care That Works With Strong Carrots and Sticks

Driving Health Care That Works With Strong Carrots and Sticks

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May 9, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Klepper, Patient experience, Payment:

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 ›

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When Employers Get Serious About Managing Health Care Risk

When Employers Get Serious About Managing Health Care Risk

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April 7, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Klepper, Medicine: wellness & disease, Payment, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals:

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 ›

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Why Only Business Can Save America From Health Care

Why Only Business Can Save America From Health Care

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March 24, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Klepper, Payment:

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 ›

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The Reality of Health Care Cost

The Reality of Health Care Cost

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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 ›

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A Broader Approach To Managing Health Care Risk

A Broader Approach To Managing Health Care Risk

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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 ›

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An Archipelago of Health Information Islands

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February 1, 2013

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Klepper, POLICY, Technology in healthcare:

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 ›

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