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Healthcare Advisory Services
Consumerism
Epi(c) Pharmaceutical Market Failure
It was hard not to feel sorry for Mylan CEO Heather Bresch as she sat for an extended… Read More
By September 13, 2016
Economics
The Big Lift: Improving Public Health Exchanges
Bring out the Xanax. Anxiety among Obamacare supporters is skyrocketing. The bad news just keeps coming. Aetna has… Read More
By August 24, 2016
Outcomes
Where’s the Beef? Employers Question the Value of Hospital Mergers
In an iconic 1984 commercial for Wendy’s hamburgers, the diminutive octogenarian Clara Peller and two friends are eating… Read More
By August 10, 2016
medicine and health
Consumerism
Healthcare’s Dysfunctional Pricing: Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.
The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) released its annual report of healthcare prices last month. To no-one’s surprise,… Read More
By July 13, 2016
Imagine Better Healthcare
Economics
Asset-Light and Ready: Physician Groups Embrace Accountable Care
Hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky gave the business world its most over-used strategic metaphor, “I skate to where the… Read More
By July 12, 2016
Providence Health & Services
Economics
Manipulating Demand: Paying Patients for Lower-Cost Care
Market Corner Commentary for January 13, 2016-Manipulating Demand: Paying Patients for Lower-Cost Care In October, Planet Money aired… Read More
By January 12, 2016
Medical Student Loan Debt
Consumerism
Rational Lending: Demystifying Medical Student Loan Debt
Market Corner Commentary—Demystifying Medical Student Loan Debt, for December 16, 2015 Winston Churchill famously observed that “Russia was… Read More
By December 15, 2015
consumerism
Consumerism
Getting Right with Consumers: Right Businesses. Right Places. Right Prices.
Market Corner Commentary for November 11, 2015-Getting Right with Consumers: Right Businesses. Right Places. Right Prices. Consumerism has the… Read More
By November 9, 2015
prices
Consumerism
“Amazoning” Healthcare’s High Prices
“Amazoning” Healthcare’s High Prices A recent Kaiser Health News article reports that prices for basic women’s health services… Read More
By October 28, 2015
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