TITLE

A little value goes a long way

AUTHOR(S)
Andes, Karrie
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Sep2009, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44308667

 

Related Articles

  • Managing evidence-based knowledge: the need for reliable, relevant and readable resources. Straus, Sharon; Haynes, R. Bryan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/28/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 9, p942 

    The article focuses on the management of evidence-based medical information for health care administrators. It mentions that most of the clinicians in the contemporary society are not using evidence-based medical knowledge, which seemed to be the reason why they are prone to medication errors....

  • The epistemology of evidence-based medicine. Michel, L.; Michel, L A // Surgical Endoscopy;Feb2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p145 

    The article comments on the epistemology of evidence-based medicine (EBM). He explores the ethical, social and economic impacts of EBM. He enumerates the steps that must be followed for EBM to become consensus-based medicine. The potential role of EBM in resource allocation and health service...

  • Using Real-Time Simulations to Make Medical Technology Decisions. Rosan, Jay; Fabius, Raymond; Frazee, Sharon Glave; Fonseca, Nic // Physician Executive;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p50 

    The article focuses on the evaluation process of evidence-based vendor content for making clinical decisions. It discusses the methods used by the CHD Meridian Healthcare (CHDM) company, provider of workplace health centers and integrated health and productivity management solutions in the U.S.,...

  • Evidence-based policy and practice: riding for a fall? Hunter, David J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr2003, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p194 

    The article comments on the three characteristics of evidence-based policy and practice (EBPP) in medicine. These features are: the difficulty posed by getting evidence into policy and practice; the chasm between the evidence base and policy reality; and the role of evidence in policy. It is...

  • What makes a good clinical decision support system. Purcell, Gretchen P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/2/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7494, p740 

    Comments on clinical decision making in medical care. Efforts of health care administrators to offer decision making support and guidance to medical personnel; Reference to a study which evaluated the efficacy of evidence-based decision support programs; Role of technology in clinical decision...

  • Lead Time. MEDEIROS, CLAYTON // Marketing Health Services;Summer2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p28 

    The article discusses business trends within the health care industry of the United States and the role of marketers as leaders in taking advantage of management innovations within the industry. Several examples of emerging issues which health care marketing could benefit from addressing are...

  • ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION.  // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep2005, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p140 

    Provides information about the roundtable discussion of the health administrators and health care financial executives involving the development of the health care industry in the U.S. Process of building a revenue cycle task force; Basis of health planning; Use of key metrics for monitoring...

  • From research evidence to policy: mental health care in Viet Nam. Harpham, T.; Tuan, T. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Aug2006, Vol. 84 Issue 8, p664 

    Problem The use of evidence-based policy is gaining attention in developing countries. Frameworks to analyse the process of developing policy and to assess whether evidence is likely to influence policy-makers are now available. However, the use of evidence in policies on caring for people with...

  • Crammer's Corner. Rughani, Amar // InnovAiT;Jul2010, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p432 

    The article focuses on the competence of general practitioners on maintaining their performance in the medical practice. It states that maintenance of medical performance is not different from maintaining their physical or mental performance. It mentions that a significant part of keeping the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics