COST | To Control Health Care Costs, U.S. Employers Should Form Purchasing Alliances

David Blumenthal Lovisa Gustafsson Shawn Bishop November 02, 2018 When it comes to health care costs, America’s employers are at a crossroads. Competing for scarce labor in a tight market, they will have trouble continuing to shift medical bills onto employees as they have for several decades. That means that to control costs going forward, employers may have to confront the true underlying causes of … Continue reading COST | To Control Health Care Costs, U.S. Employers Should Form Purchasing Alliances

Analysis: Direct Primary Care: A Segue to Direct-to-Employer?

By Steven Porter  |   October 15, 2018 KEY TAKEAWAYS Experimenting with direct primary care, rather than diving headlong into a direct-to-employer contract, could offer a stepping stone to innovations in value-based care. You will fail if you don’t figure out how to thoroughly analyze your own patient data. Critics often cite the weaknesses of concierge care, but proponents contend direct primary care is different and far … Continue reading Analysis: Direct Primary Care: A Segue to Direct-to-Employer?

As direct-to-employer contracts gain steam between providers and large companies, should health systems be trying out direct primary care on their own workforce?

Analysis: Direct Primary Care: A Segue to Direct-to-Employer? By Steven Porter  |   October 15, 2018 KEY TAKEAWAYS Experimenting with direct primary care, rather than diving headlong into a direct-to-employer contract, could offer a stepping stone to innovations in value-based care. You will fail if you don’t figure out how to thoroughly analyze your own patient data. Critics often cite the weaknesses of concierge care, but proponents … Continue reading As direct-to-employer contracts gain steam between providers and large companies, should health systems be trying out direct primary care on their own workforce?