Value for dollars
- US healthcare system ranked lowest of seven countries. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;7/10/2010, Issue 607, p1
The article focuses on a report by the Commonwealth Fund, a health research charity, which showed that the healthcare system of the U.S. ranks last of seven industrial nations on most measures of performance.
- Health costs rising faster than wages. Viebeck, Elise // Hill;12/13/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 140, p16
The article reports on the study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund on the increase of family health cost between 2003 and 2011 which strains household budgets.
- Insurers Spend Little to Improve Quality. // Trustee;May2013, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p3
The article explores a Commonwealth Fund study which revealed that health insurance companies spend less than one percent of the premiums they collected in 2011 in improving health care quality, which also disclosed that the median investment in quality improvement was 37 U.S. dollars per member.
- U.S. Has a Lot of Work to Do. // Chain Drug Review;8/30/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p27
The article reports on the findings of a study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund which revealed that the U.S. has the most expensive medical care but is being outperformed by several countries including Canada, Netherlands and New Zealand.
- Troubled homes get help. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jan2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p22
The article reports on the assistance given by the Commonwealth Fund to the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging in Georgia.
- HEALTH REFORM: Costs Would Vary Widely by Approach: Report. // Community Health Funding Week;7/3/2009, p18
The article presents a study that examines performance of health systems in the U.S. in 2009. Commonwealth Fund discovers that while comprehensive health reform has the possibility to slow, health care cost rises while attaining near-universal coverage and the possible savings for families. The...
- Report: Promoting primary care can lower overall Medicare costs. // AHA News;4/16/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p2
The article discusses a report by the Commonwealth Fund that indicated promoting primary ambulatory care can lower overall Medicare costs.
- SNF discharges tied to income. Newman, Elizabeth // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Nov2013, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p1
The article offers information on a report entitled "Scorecard on State Health System Performance for Low-Income Populations 2013" by the private foundation Commonwealth Fund which ranked Minnesota as top performer for 7 percent of hospitalizations within a 30-day period.
- Health Care System Lags. // Chain Drug Review;7/72014, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p64
The article reports that according to an analysis by the Commonwealth Fund, despite having one of the most expensive health care system in the world, the U.S. underperforms relative to other countries on most dimensions of performance.