TITLE

Proving Value: How It Can Work for You-- and Employers

AUTHOR(S)
BETBEZE, PHILIP
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the partnership between Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Mercy Springfield Communities in providing spine, heart and transplant care to its employees. Alan Scarrow, president of the health system, explains innovation and transparency are important factors in the competition as they are able to provide a measure of cost certainty to the patients. He believes avoiding overutilization results from highly ethical care, high quality outcomes, and a reasonable price.
ACCESSION #
89462799

 

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