Disciplining the medical profession? Implications of patient choice for medical dominance
- Solving the cost-quality equation. Kertesz, Louise // Modern Healthcare;7/31/95, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p32
Talks about the issue of quality and cost in providing healthcare facilities to the people. Benefit for the purchasers of healthcare; Concern of healthcare employers; View of eminent figures from medical world over the issue; Note on medical-loss ratio; Details.
- EDITORIAL. O'Connor, Stephen J. // Journal of Healthcare Management;May/Jun2012, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p149
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses several articles within the issue on the link between healthcare quality and cost-effectiveness, including lessons civilian healthcare personnel can learn from the military, the impending launch of value-based purchasing, and the...
- Although the US spends more per patient on healthcare, compared with five other developed countries, this does not correlate with higher quality of care. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/20/2006, Issue 503, p20
The article reports on the results of a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund on the relation between healthcare spending per patients in the U.S. and higher quality of care compared with other developed countries, published in the April 15, 2006 issue of the "British Medical Journal." It...
- Business leery of health care quality. // AHA News;03/31/97, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p2
Focuses on a `USA Today' survey which indicates that a growing number of companies which think that health care cost-cutting measures may be compromising the quality of medical care their employees are getting. Percentage of surveyed employers who intend to measure workers' satisfaction with...
- Campaign is long overdue . . . Papagiannis, Anthony // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/23/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7900, p22
A letter to the editor is presented wherein the author mentions that the recently started campaign to curtail the use of too much medicine has been long overdue.
- . . . and has its work cut out. Boddington, Jim // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/23/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7900, p22
A letter to the editor is presented wherein the author mentions that the campaign curtail the use of too much medicine has its work cut out.
- The cause of clinical variance. Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal;2/23/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7896, p39
The article discusses some of the reasons as to why clinical variance is prevalent in the U.S. The U.S. spends large amounts of money on healthcare and yet has poor health outcomes, with physicians recommending different kinds of treatment even if they are actually warranted or not. Several...
- Health Care Spending: The Cold, Hard Facts on Cost, Quality, and Care. Nickitas, Donna M. // Nursing Economic$;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p5
The author discusses the lack of information about healthcare quality which is the cause of increasing healthcare costs in the U.S. She emphasizes on the need for transparency in healthcare information which will enable patients to make informed decisions about healthcare choices. The author...
- Price Transparency Needed. Mosca, Caroline // Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p103
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article ``Health Care Spending: The Cold, Hard Facts on Cost, Quality, and Care'' by Donna Nickitas in the January/February 2013 issue.