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Listening In (With Permission): Elliott Main on maternal health

October 23, 2017

Have we made headway in addressing the quality of maternity care, or haven’t we? Suzanne calls Elliott Main, obstetrician and…

Time to push health plans for the real story on ACOs

October 16, 2017

Fun fact! There are almost 1,000 active accountable care organizations (ACO) across the United States, covering more than 32 million…

For evidence based strategies, we need evidence!

October 10, 2017

By CPR’s Executive Director, Suzanne Delbanco Long before there were agreed upon standards for measuring the quality of health care,…

Listening In (With Permission): Leemore Dafny on optimism in the face of consolidation

October 09, 2017

Suzanne dials up Leemore Dafny, a Harvard professor and economist, to find out how she keeps a “glass half full”…

5 Neglected Implementation Tasks You Don’t Want to Miss

October 03, 2017

Congratulations! You’ve made it through another benefits planning season and you can finally relax. But not so fast. Focusing on…

Listening In (With Permission): Diane Meier on palliative care

October 02, 2017

Suzanne talks to Diane Meier, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) about a specialty that is not…

MYTHBUSTER: Consumers favor higher priced providers

September 26, 2017

Not too long ago, we busted the myth that high prices mean high quality care and that we can’t extend…

Listening In (With Permission): Marty Gaynor on the ripple effect of consolidation

September 25, 2017

Listen in to Suzanne’s exchange with Marty Gaynor, Professor of Economics and Health Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and leading expert in…

Employers can make a splash, business coalitions can help make a bigger one

September 22, 2017

The challenges employers and other health care purchasers face and the solutions needed to solve them come in all shapes…

MYTHBUSTER: HDHPs make better consumers

September 18, 2017

Benefit designs that emphasize consumer cost-sharing are now the norm in the U.S. As adoption of high-deductible health plans (HDHPs)…

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