TITLE

In pursuit of value: Financial strategies need to include greater transparency on cost, quality

AUTHOR(S)
Kane, Nancy
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for financial strategies to include quality and greater transparency on cost in the U.S. healthcare industry. It says that patient-shared decisionmaking and comparative effectiveness promise to transform a historically dysfunctional healthcare sector through better patient involvement and understanding of treatment alternatives. The increase in hospital prices for patients who are privately insured is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
63542543

 

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