July 26, 2022
Follow the Money: Revolutionary Incentive Stories from 4sight Health
It’s true, people do what you pay them to do. Exactly what you pay them to do. At 4sight Health, we keep our eyes on incentives and how they stymie or encourage the kind of change the industry needs. Revolutionary healthcare leaders are trying better incentives, hoping the system will do what consumers need — improve outcomes. Below are the most-read or listened to incentives stories from 4sight Health this year.
4sight Health’s David Burda reasons that accreditation might not be working if medical errors still injure or kill 1 out of every 4 seniors. Read more.
4sight Health’s David Burda illustrates how incentives can go sideways in business. Why penalize someone for being responsible but not spending enough? Read more.
Cooperative action helped rural people get power, and some want healthcare to look the same. But wait, is making healthcare a utility antithetical to capitalism? Not quite, says 4sight’s Kerry Weems, who breaks it down for us. Read more.
David W. Johnson shows the disconnect between healthy patients and a broken system — despite the best intentions of lawmakers. Read more.
David W. Johnson explains why more hospitals aren’t the answer — it’s where you put them that matters. Read more.
Not everything is rosy in the land of value-based care reimbursement, according to a new NEJM Catalyst survey. 4sight Health’s Dave Burda breaks it down. Read more.
On February 9th and 10th, Health Affairs published a two-part article by Zeke Emanuel, Merrill Goozner, Matt Guido and David Johnson on Maryland’s unique payment model and its potential applicability to other states. Unlike other payment reform initiatives, Maryland’s approach is working at scale. More.
In Part 2 of the Health Affairs article, “Meaningful Value-Based Payment Reform: Expanding The Maryland Model To Other States,” David Johnson discusses strategies for expanding the use of Maryland-like payment model to other states. More.