Alexa, What's Going on with Healthcare?

Strategy+Business

As large companies join forces to tackle healthcare, they will accelerate innovation and disruption in the broader industry

Aetna's Frugal Healthcare Strategy

Strategy+Business

healthcare system by saving consumers money and testing innovative ideas The health insurer is leading the way for the reformation of the U.S.

Improving Healthcare Affordability in a Volatile Time

Strategy+Business

healthcare system to pursue value-based care Legislation passed in 2015 is providing powerful incentives for the U.S.

Building a Resilience Advantage in Healthcare

Strategy+Business

Consolidation in the healthcare industry highlights the ways companies continue to place large bets even amid the continual disruption and uncertainty surrounding the insurance market.

How Teamwork Will Transform Healthcare

Strategy+Business

In the emerging health economy, all participants will have to learn how to collaborate more effectively -- to deliver better care, and better financial results. Developing capabilities to analyze data, strike partnerships, manage risk, and access new markets will be among the keys to success

Four keys to successful digital transformations in healthcare

McKinsey

By taking a comprehensive approach to digitization, healthcare companies can deliver products and services more quickly, boost innovation in the industry, and hold down costs. Our Insights

How tech-enabled consumers are reordering the healthcare landscape

McKinsey

Healthcare companies are developing new digital technologies to give consumers more control over the care they receive. That could upend the industry’s move toward greater consolidation and scale. Our Insights

How health apps are promising to reshape healthcare

McKinsey

Two executives from a digital diabetes-management start-up discuss the importance of a patient focus and ways innovation is shaping the industry. Our Insights

Why Healthcare Companies Need to Focus on Enterprise Resilience

Strategy+Business

Pursuing effective growth strategies will help firms navigate the uncertainty in the U.S. market

s+b Trend Watch: The Coming Digital Healthcare Landscape

Strategy+Business

Doctors and patients are starting to use digital tools to manage healthcare more efficiently. Looking toward the future, pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders will adopt existing technologies and develop new ones, creating a more connected digital healthcare ecosystem

Strengthening the Pulse of Customer Centricity in Healthcare

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The healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic changes, not the least of which is an increased focus among payers (healthcare insurers) and providers (physicians, hospitals, clinics, etc.) But payers aren't the only healthcare industry participants that are blazing new trails in customer centricity. As last week's PegaWORLD 2015 conference indicates, life sciences and other healthcare companies are also getting into the mix.

How to tame rising US healthcare costs

McKinsey

Improving the sector’s productivity and market functioning could potentially lower healthcare-cost inflation to the rate of GDP growth. Our Insights

The Coming $1.5 Trillion Shift in Healthcare

Strategy+Business

A comprehensive model shows how far-reaching trends in the massive industry will influence the growth of profit pools -- and how payors and providers should respond

Experienced Hire from Harvard breaks in to Healthcare Consulting (Part 2)

Management Consulted

Today, we continue Part 2 (see Part 1 here ) of our interview with Charlie, an experienced Harvard grad who took an unusual path into healthcare consulting, yet leveraged his experience and hard prep work into an offer at Putnam. Some things that I look for include how best I can understand if I like a Clarion Healthcare Consulting, versus an Artisan Healthcare Consulting – what might be the differences between firms. healthcare consulting

Using data and technology to improve healthcare ecosystems

McKinsey

A Verily Life Sciences executive explains how the company targets better patient outcomes by harnessing analytics, machine learning, and other digital tools. Our Insights

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Staking Your Claim in the Healthcare Gold Rush

Strategy+Business

Revolutionary changes in the delivery, financing, and management of healthcare present a choice: Do you want to be a gold miner or a bartender

Healthcare giant shares prescription for digital reinvention

McKinsey

Stuart McGuigan, the CIO of Johnson & Johnson, describes how the life-sciences company has remade itself into a health-technology innovator. Our Insights

Experienced Hire from Harvard breaks in to Healthcare Consulting (Part 1)

Management Consulted

How did Charlie, a recent Harvard undergrad, navigate through the process of getting accepted to medical school and working for a biotech firm on the West Coast to finally finding his true passion in healthcare consulting (and landing an offer at Putnam)? Interestingly enough, I applied for their Dallas office, which was more for a general consulting route, and less so focused on healthcare and the life sciences. healthcare consulting

The next act in healthcare private equity

McKinsey

Corporate divestitures can help private investors keep the good times rolling. Our Insights

Planning for the future of healthcare—Benjamin Breier, President and CEO, Kindred Healthcare

McKinsey

Benjamin Breier, President and CEO, Kindred Healthcare shares his perspective on major trends in US healthcare and the value of an integrated approach with Shubham Singhal, Senior Partner, McKinsey and Company. Our Insights

Technology, Healthcare, and.Seinfeld?

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Customer Experience Customer Loyalty Customer Service Customer Strategy healthcare healthcareinnovation patientexperience personalizedpatienthealthcare seinfeldhealthcare telemedicine Over the years, the experiences that patients have when visiting their doctors have become well, routine--difficulty getting an appointment, the requisition for your personal data over and over, and then there''s the long wait.

How Engineering Principles Can Improve Healthcare

Strategy+Business

As demand for ambulatory care grows, providers can unlock access using existing resources. But they''ll need to redesign the way they operate--by putting the patient in the middle

The future of healthcare: Finding the opportunities that lie beneath the uncertainty

McKinsey

Healthcare is a dynamic industry with significant opportunity, but cost concerns, uncertainty, and complexity can also make it an unnerving one. Substantial upside exists for players that can deliver value-creating solutions and thrive under uncertainty. Our Insights

Unnecessary Surgeries? You Bet! Doctors Treat Patients as ATMs; US Healthcare System Explained in Six Succinct Points

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There is little to no incentive in the healthcare industry to hold down costs. US Healthcare System Greased for Fraud. US Healthcare System Explained in Six Succinct Points. The vast majority of healthcare costs occur in final last year or so of someone''s life. Politicians who want to do something sensible about this issue get accused of "rationing healthcare".

Improving healthcare for people with special or supportive-care needs

McKinsey

Certain individuals have especially complex medical and supportive-care needs. US state governments, private payors, providers, and technology companies are innovating to address them. Our Insights

How medical-device CEOs can navigate digital disruption in healthcare

McKinsey

Medical-device companies will need to reinvent themselves to stay competitive. Now’s the time to craft a strategy and scale a transformation. Our Insights

Creating Incentives to Reduce Healthcare Costs; Medical Tourism Can Save Us All Money

MishTalk

An Opinion article in the Washington Post by John R. Graham explains How Domestic Medical Tourism Could Save Us All Money. One of the most under-reported medical success stories in recent years has been the increase in medical tourism: traveling abroad to get high-quality care at a fraction of what it would cost in the United States. The same Lasik eye surgery that might cost $4,400 here (for both eyes) is available in India, for example, for $500, according to the Medical Tourism Association.

One Doctor's Take on How to Fix the Sick Healthcare System

Strategy+Business

In his new book, Mistreated, Permanente Medical Group CEO Robert Pearl diagnoses the woes afflicting one of the country's largest industries

Bringing the Best Business Ideas to Healthcare

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Thomas Lee, MD explains how ideas from Michael Porter and other business thinkers could fix healthcare. Strategy Video

Majority in U.S. Say Healthcare Not Government's Responsibility

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Say Healthcare Not Government Responsibility. Question: Do you think it is the responsibility of the federal government to make sure all Americans have healthcare coverage, or is that not the responsibility of the federal government? By a 56 to 42 margin, Gallup reports Majority in U.S.

How "Bundles" Are Transforming Healthcare

Strategy+Business

A somewhat radical proposal: all-inclusive treatment for a specific condition or procedure, at a preset price

European healthcare—a golden opportunity for private equity

McKinsey

A review of investment opportunities in Europe. Our Insights

Fantasy Healthcare Scenario, Reader Anecdotes, Wildcards; Capital IQ Healthcare Report Link

MishTalk

In End of Employer-Provided Healthcare: By 2020, S&P 500 Companies May Dump 90% of Workforce into Obamacare I noted that the New York Times, Yahoo!, McClatchy and other mainstream media outlets referred to a healthcare report without having the decency of providing a link.

End of Employer-Provided Healthcare: By 2020, S&P 500 Companies May Dump 90% of Workforce into Obamacare

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Companies did not always provide healthcare benefits. But over time, employer-provided healthcare became an expectation, if not a "right". Some argue that by 2020, healthcare coverage may go full circle. That trend, especially with part-time workers has reversed.

Expect Another Leap in Healthcare Costs; New Obamashock Rules: Obamacare Expanded to Cover Mental Health and Addiction

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healthcare costs, you can expect still more shocks thanks to new rules and expanded coverage for mental health and addiction programs. Cumulative Distribution of Personal Healthcare Spending. If you are already stunned by rising Obamashock!

Technology: At the Intersection of Business, Healthcare, Education, and Individual Growth

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Technology is increasingly earning a place in every aspect of our lives--from conducting routine tasks like creating shopping lists to helping to transform our lifestyles, health, and mindsets. There’s more… To read the rest of this blog posting click here or visit www.1to1Media.com/weblog. Customer Engagement Customer Experience Customer Loyalty Customer Strategy Customer Service Marketing donpeppers technologyinnovations technologyofus teletech

Nearly Retired? Facing a Huge Increase in Healthcare Costs? More on "Opting Out" of Obamacare

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Risk of Opting Out In response to Gambling On No Healthcare Insurance: Is it a Good Deal? Facing a Huge Increase in Healthcare Costs? Here''s the Math; Obamashock! Work More, Get Less! Money Multiplier Man" replied. If you get a heart attack, you cannot wait until open enrollment. You need treatment now. And the hospital will send you a bill for $92,000. So if you are without insurance, you''re in big trouble. That is precisely the risk (actually one of them).

US and Canadian Expatriates Comment on US Healthcare

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Hello Mish I have a few observations about single-payer healthcare. Making healthcare both better and more affordable is easy. I will propose eight healthcare reform ideas in a third post shortly. I have a couple more emails from readers in response to Single-Payer "Medicare for All" Proposal; Live and Let Die; Why Does Single-Payer "Work" in Europe? Comments From a US Expatriate Reader David a US citizen living in Europe writes.

How Precision Medicine Will Transform the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries

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And although the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries know this is the way forward, they face some significant hurdles Precision medicine combines business opportunities with clinical health benefits.

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Obamacare Showdown: Missouri Bill to Gut Obamacare, Ban Penalties, Ban Healthcare Exchange; How Would Obama Respond?

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If enough states act, we are on the way to a constitutional showdown over Obamacare. The Washington Times reports Missouri bill would gut Obamacare Next month, the Missouri Senate will consider a bill which would effectively cripple the implementation of the Affordable Care Act within the state. Following the lead of South Carolina, where lawmakers are fast-tracking House Bill 3101 in 2014, and Georgia, where HB707 was recently introduced by Rep. Jason Spencer, Missouri State Senator John T.