Tag Archives: Yale Health Care Industry Symposium

New Health Care Symposium: Health Care Consolidation And Social Justice—Unanswered Questions

How does health care consolidation affect minority and low-income communities? We don’t know, and that’s the problem. Researchers and academics must do more work on how, if at all, consolidation impacts health and health care disparities.

March 7, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Transformation To High Value Health Care—Build On Your Core Competence

Our health care system is plagued with pervasive and unexplained variations in care, and consumers often find their experiences complex and frustrating. What is the path forward to advance high-value, consumer-friendly health care experiences?

March 4, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Consolidation And The Push Toward Coordinated, Accountable Care

There has been concern that provider consolidation will raise prices and hurt consumers. I believe the opposite will be true: Consolidation and delivery system organization to support population management and accountable care can create competition based on quality, access, and total cost of care.

March 4, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Reimagining The Health Care Industry

Do we understand the difference between medical delivery and health? Those who do -- and see themselves in the ‘health business’ -- will succeed as the industry transforms. Those who do not -- and remain only in the ‘hospital business’ -- will feel it in their wallets and struggle to survive.

March 4, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Leveraging Today’s Health Care Environment To Achieve The Triple Aim

Health care is changing at a pace never experienced previously. We see Kaiser Permanente’s evidence-based medicine, technology, research, and commitment to deliver high-quality, affordable, patient-centered care as the factors that will continue our success in attaining the Triple Aim.

March 4, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Building An ACO—What Services Do You Need And How Are Physicians Impacted?

The strongest case for the ACO model may be that it allows organizations to capture efficiencies if they can achieve them and thus succeed financially with lower revenue growth. It is not certain that organizations can make this transformative turnaround, but the alternative looks particularly bad.

March 3, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: States’ Critical Role Overseeing Vertical Health Care Integration

States have several models to choose from in overseeing vertical health care integration, from state antitrust enforcement to provider rate regulation. No matter what option a state chooses, it should start with enhanced data collection and analysis, despite new obstacles.

March 3, 2016

New Heath Care Symposium: A Healthy Skepticism Of Incumbents, A Healthy Commitment To Entry

Would-be entrants to the health care industry see the enormous difficulty of challenging incumbents and a marketplace that often does not reward value; in health care, the entrant with a better mousetrap rarely gains market share. Changing this will require creative policy responses.

March 3, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Unpacking The Issues Of Vertical And Horizontal Consolidation—The St. Luke’s Case

With many health law academics discussing the perverse incentives that providers have to consolidate, such as increasing bargaining leverage and raising prices, it is important to note that there is another side to the story. The St. Luke’s case provides a great example.

March 3, 2016

New Health Care Symposium: Physicians And The New Health Care Industry—Benefits Of Generational Change

It would be a serious mistake to assume that medical professionalism and the expectations of the new health care industry are fundamentally incompatible, despite a few pessimistic, typically older voices. The people who will practice medicine in the future see the glass as half full.

March 1, 2016