Medical Network and Payment Reform Strategies to Increase Health Care Value
Read our new paper, with AHPI, co-authored by Emma Hoo and David Lansky, PhD. Download the paper here .
United offers employees cheaper hip, knee replacements if they travel to Chicago's Rush
Read the article featuring PBGH's Employers Centers of Excellence travel surgery program here
Webinar: How can employers advance high value maternity care?
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On May 18th, representatives from the Purchaser Value Network will discuss a new employer action guide for reducing unnecessary C-sections
Consumer-Driven Care Seeks New Directions
Relying on consumers to "drive" down overall health care spending has veered off course. Read the SHRM article featuring David Lansky here
CMS delays new hospital quality ratings amid pressure from Congress and industry
The CMS postponed the release of new quality star ratings for U.S. hospitals one day before their scheduled reveal. Read Modern Healthcare's
Some Firms Save Money by Offering Employees Free Surgery
NPR spotlights and PBGH's ECEN program and Lowe's on All Things Considered
. Read and listen to the story here
PBGH Launches the Purchaser Value Network
PBGH launches the Purchaser Value Network (PVN), a network by and for purchasers to accelerate the adoption of high value healthcare delivery and payment models.
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PBGH Comments on CMS Hospital Star Ratings
PBGH commends the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for developing Hospital Star Ratings, Read the full details here
Surgery Center Quality Will Soon Be Open To Public Scrutiny
David Hopkins, is quoted in this article
about new transparency rules for ambulatory surgical centers.
PBGH Issues Statement on Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Pricing Regulations
PBGH applauds CMS’s innovative approach to addressing the problem of rising drug costs. Read the full statement here .