Who should be in the “value” driver’s seat in health care?

In the US we have done so well at burying the actual costs of health care. It is surprising private enterprises like LOWE’S and their stakeholders have found a path to value. Outcomes that matter and true costs (=value) are buried under FFS, outcome proxies that mean little to patients (and their providers), inexplicable risk…

Nutrition Rx

Enlisting clinicians in coaching patients on how to shop for and prepare healthy food is a critical prevention tactic that requires more emphasis in our health care system. Healthier people are less likely to over-utilize health care contributing to higher costs. Our payment policies and value-based interventions should build on the success of Veggie Rx…