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Healthcare beyond reform : doing it right for half the cost

Author: Joe Flower
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL. : CRC Press, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flower, Joe.
Healthcare beyond reform.
Boca Raton, FL. : Taylor & Francis, 2012
(DLC) 2012002158
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Flower
ISBN: 9781466511279 1466511273
OCLC Number: 794490020
Notes: Title from online title page (viewed Jan. 25, 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 243 pages)
Contents: HOW WE GOT HEREHalf Off?Looking at Normal CountriesEconomists Behaving Badly with Smoke and MirrorsThe Fairness FactorThe American Ways of HealthcarePossible Savings: Getting to HalfWasteLevel 1: Doing the Right Things the Wrong WayLevel 2: Doing the Right Things in the Wrong PlaceLevel 3: Doing the Wrong Things-and Not Doing the Right ThingsHow Much?Where Are the Biggest Savings?Inappropriate TherapiesHow Big Is This Waste?Heroic End-of-Life TreatmentInsurance WastePharmaceutical WasteChronic DiseaseTrends: OpportunitiesThe EconomyRampaging GeezersAging Clinical WorkforceChronic DiseaseComputerization and AutomationReform and InsuranceBrute Force Cost ReductionsHealthcare Economics 101Ahmed Buys a RugThe Convoluted Economics of HealthcareCompeting InfluencesNo Cost AccountingSplit Buyers, Split SellersWhy the Ever-Popular "Cost Controls" Do Not Control CostsHealth Systems: More ComplexNo More Cost DecantingIt's About to Get Really ComplicatedInflexible SystemsUnit Costs vs. System CostsThe Two Core Rules of EconomicsWHAT MUST BE DONEThe Five Strategies1) Explode the Business ModelThe End of Fee-for-Service Healthcare?What Are We Buying? What's Wrong with Competition? Emerging Business ModelsThe Safeway ExperienceCIGNA's Choice FundFormula OneOn-Site ClinicsOn-Site Clinics without Employers?Medicaid-Based Business ModelsDisease Management Programs That FailDisease Management Programs That WorkDirect Primary CareDirect Primary Care-OnlineStructure MattersShare the RiskA Brief History of Risk in HealthcarePutting the Customer at Financial Risk"But Capitation Doesn't Work"Putting the Provider at RiskProviders at Risk Behave DifferentlyPutting Providers Systemically At RiskShoppingVirtuous Deflationary SpiralRedesigning MarketsExplode the Business Model2. Build on Smart Primary CareThe Medical HomeHow a Medical Home Actually WorksMaking More Money by Being a Better DoctorTaking on RiskIntegration: It's Not Just "Kumbaya"From Evidence-Based Medicine to Evidence-Based HealthExplode the Business Model and Build on Smart Primary Care3. Put a Crew on ItA Team Care Example: DiabetesTeamwork at All LevelsGetting on the Same Team with the DocsAlaska Native HealthcareWhat Makes a Team? A ScoreboardExplode the Business Model, Build on Smart Primary Care, and Put a Crew on It4. Swarm the CustomerThe Magic of Mr. MoonThe Pareto Principle in HealthcareHotspottingThe 5% That Does the 50%More Help, Smarter, Earlier5. Rebuild Every ProcessThe Tough Business of CaringTime to Get FiercePerfecting Clinical ProcessesEvidence or Intuition?Measure It-and Get It RightCheck It Out, Dude!Other Industries: "Quality Is Job One"The Institute for Healthcare ImprovementComparative Effectiveness ResearchEvidence-Based DesignThe Lean Medical PracticeDoing It CheaperRaise a Glass to CarlosBig DataAnalytics for the CountryAnalytics for SystemsAnalytics for YouWith the DoctorTaking It HomeAppsExtending the Clinic into the HomeIndia and China: Globalization Cuts Both WaysIndiaChinaCheap Biologicals and BiosimilarsReverse InnovationMAKING IT ALL WORKBeyond HealthcareLen Duhl, the Father of Healthy CommunitiesInvolve EveryoneThe Evil Profit Motive and the Virtues of CompetitionArguments for a Single-Payer SystemInsurance Companies Are EvilExtra Transaction CostsExtra Fundamental CostsFor Profit? Or Not?Is Healthcare a Right?It's Not That SimpleThere Ought to Be a LawIntroductionScope of PracticeCorporate Practice of MedicineCertificate of NeedAnti-Kickback LegislationTransparencyFraudInsurance RegulationERISA ImmunityEnd Fraudulent Rescissions and Claim DenialsSwiss RuleDirect Primary CareTransparencyCompetitionOperating across State Lines?MalpracticeIt's Not Greedy PatientsFixing MalpracticeSystemic EffectsFixing the Pharmaceutical IndustryPharma Runs into a WallBurying Germany in JeepsWhy We Don't Get Legislation That WorksThe X QuestionsA New Mind-SetThe X QuestionsConfronting Your RiskIt's the SystemWait. Half?Our Shaky EquilibriumBeyond the Tipping Point: Rapid System ChangeTrue ShoppersAutomatic Cost ReductionsBeyond Reform-The Next HealthcareEmployersThe PoorMedicareStatesHow Fast?Appendix A: Stupid Computer Tricks: How Not to Digitize HealthcareIndex
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