A little value goes a long way

Andes, Karrie
September 2009
Employee Benefit News;Sep2009, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p10
The article discusses the importance of value-based design in health care management. The author stresses that value-based design must be seen by the health care industry as an investment opportunity and not as an expense. The latter perception dominates the eyes of stakeholders and upper leadership in most companies, says the author. She cites the efforts of the Center for Health Value Innovation to communicate the long-term gains of evidence-based design changes in health plans. The author suggests putting health plan on sale to generate goodwill.


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