Joint Success

March 28th, 2014
As discussed in the last blog post, the healthcare system is moving away from volume-based payment models to one that promotes value, or achieving better results for patients and overall efficiency. An aging population, the rising number of people... + Read More
March 21st, 2014
With the nation’s healthcare bill pushing nearly three trillion dollars a year, not only is the level of spending unsustainable, but the way physicians are paid contributes to the high cost of care. A 2013 report by The National Commission on... + Read More
March 14th, 2014
As the industry moves toward value-based care, hospitals are under increasing pressure to confront skyrocketing supply costs, consisting heavily of physician preference items (PPI) such as hip and knee implants and cardiac stents. But hospital... + Read More
March 7th, 2014
We live in a world of excess. If you’ve ever gone to the corner pharmacy to grab a pain reliever, no doubt you’ve been dumbstruck by the number of choices. Scan the labels and you quickly realize there’s minimal difference in the... + Read More