UCCs | New Study shows impact of urgent care centers on non-emergent ED usage

Urgent Care Centers and the Demand for Non-Emergent Emergency Department Visits Lindsay Allen, Janet R. Cummings, Jason Hockenberry NBER Working Paper No. 25428 Issued in January 2019 NBER Program(s): Health Care, Health Economics Urgent care centers (UCCs) are a cost-efficient substitute to the emergency department (ED) for non-emergent conditions, but no study has identified their impact on ED demand. We address this gap using a novel … Continue reading UCCs | New Study shows impact of urgent care centers on non-emergent ED usage

EDU | The Japanese Health Care System at a High Level

“I saw both sides of Japanese medicine. There was instant access to fine doctors, a considerable range of choice for the patients, and a private insurance system that seemed to cover just about everything. There was also a sense of a medical infrastructure that was overstretched and pinching pennies. In a sense, that makes Japanese medicine the mirror image of America. Our country spends too … Continue reading EDU | The Japanese Health Care System at a High Level

Webinar | pwc : Top health industry issues of 2019

Top health industry issues of 2019 The New Health Economy comes of age — Watch the replay of our [pwc] Top health industry issues of 2019 webcast. The US health industry is looking less like a special case, an asterisk in the US economy, and is beginning to behave like other industries. So for PwC Health Research Institute’s Top health industry issues of 2019 report, instead … Continue reading Webinar | pwc : Top health industry issues of 2019

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RETAIL CLINICS and DPC (Direct Primary Care) Clinics

Your Free Market Healthcare Choices Are Many. Know The Differences. 2019 Free Market Healthcare Delivery Family Tree | INFOGRAPHIC Download Infographic Now … Urgent or Retail Healthcare What is the Difference Between Urgent Care, Retail Health Clinics? Patient-Centric or Guest-Centric Healthcare What Is the difference between Patient-Centric vs. Guest-Centric Healthcare? Millennial or Baby Boomer Differences Between Millennial and Baby Boomer Healthcare Consumers Concierge Doctor or … Continue reading THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RETAIL CLINICS and DPC (Direct Primary Care) Clinics