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Conversations on Transforming Health Care

These are the conversations happening inside health care that will transform health care. Experts talk about the challenges and opportunities facing the American health care system and how to provide the best health care value to the consumer. Be a part of the conversation on The Health Care Insider.

Health Care Insider: A New Way of Thinking About the Value of Population Health

Dec 4, 2015

We pay to educate our population so that we can support a strong and robust economy. But how do we protect our investment? What does it cost when people drop out of the economy because they are not healthy enough to work? What does that mean to an employer-driven healthcare marketplace? Is there an ...

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Health Care Insider: The Journey to Becoming a Value Driven Organization - University of Washington Medical Center

Dec 3, 2015

Transitioning from volume to value is a difficult but necessary change. Each hospital has different challenges, cultures, etc., so there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Even so, we can still learn from each other’s experiences. Value University is a program that’s engaging 10 teams from health...

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Health Care Insider: The Increasing Cost of Medications, and What it Means for Health Care Patients

Nov 30, 2015

Recent studies show that increasing medication prices is the number one health care concern for patients. The increase may mean more money for the companies that manufacture medications, but what about patients? More money spent on research and development equals increased prescription costs. Is ...

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Health Care Insider: The Journey to Becoming a Value Driven Organization - Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Nov 27, 2015

Transitioning from volume to value is a difficult but necessary change. Each hospital has different challenges, cultures, etc., so there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Even so, we can still learn from each other’s experiences. Value University is a program that’s engaging 10 teams from health...

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Health Care Insider: The Journey to Becoming a Value Driven Organization - Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital

Nov 20, 2015

Transitioning from volume to value is a difficult but necessary change. Each hospital has different challenges, cultures, etc., so there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Even so, we can still learn from each other’s experiences. Value University is a program that’s engaging 10 teams from health...

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Health Care Insider: Overcoming Biases Crucial to Solving Problems Facing the Physician Scientist

Nov 7, 2015

"It’s unlikely we'll see equity between male and female physicians for another 100-150 years,” according to Dr. Carrie Byington. She’s receiving the AAMC's Group on Women in Medicine and Science Individual Award this year for her contribution to creating an inclusive environment at University ...

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Health Care Insider: Inclusion—All Voices Need to Be Heard

Nov 7, 2015

Why is inclusion important to the future of health care? Because, to solve the problems facing academic medicine, we need make it possible for everyone to contribute. Why is inclusion important to Dr. Carrie Byington? Listen to this brief interview and you’ll understand. It’s an inspiration to...

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