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Title The healthcare imperative : lowering costs and improving outcomes : workshop series summary / Pierre L. Yong, Robert S. Saunders, and LeighAnne Olsen, editors ; Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 631 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Learning health system series
Learning healthcare system series.
Contents SECTION I -- EXCESSIVE HEALTHCARE COSTS: The healthcare imperative -- Unnecessary services -- Inefficiently delivered services -- Excess administrative costs -- Prices that are too high -- Missed prevention opportunities -- SECTION II -- STRATEGIES THAT WORK: Strategies that work -- Knowledge enhancement -- Care culture and system redesign -- Transparency of cost and performance -- Payment and payer-based strategies -- Community-based and transitional care -- Entrepreneurial strategies -- SECTION III -- THE POLICY AGENDA: The policy agenda -- Payments for value over volume -- Medically complex patients -- Delivery system integration -- Delivery system efficiency -- Administrative simplification -- Consumer-directed policies -- SECTION IV -- GETTING TO 10 PERCENT: Taking stock: numbers and policies -- Getting to 10 percent: opportunities and requirements -- Common themes and next steps
Summary Summarizes workshops convened in May, July, September, and December 2009 by the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care (formerly the Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine), to explore the sources and implications of waste and excess cost in health care, as well as strategies and policies necessary to address these issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical care -- United States -- Cost control -- Congresses.
Medical care, Cost of -- United States -- Evaluation -- Congresses.
Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Costs and Cost Analysis.
Health Care Costs.
Health Policy.
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Quality of Health Care.
United States.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Olsen, LeighAnne.
Saunders, Robert Samuel, 1978-
Yong, Pierre L.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care.
ISBN 0309144337 (electronic bk.)
0309144345 (electronic bk.)
9780309144339 (electronic bk.)
9780309144346 (electronic bk.)