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We are constantly scanning the health care market for new and interesting developments; then we write about them here. Check out our latest thinking.
A Uniquely American Health System
As the United States continues to move toward a value-based health care system, significant challenges slow down our progress. Political pressure exists from all sides, incentives have yet to be appropriately aligned, and the pressing need to change stakeholder behavior remains a time-sensitive imperative. Solving these challenges requires going beyond admiring the challenges to implementing […]Read More >
Health Care Markets: What Matters and Why
Many factors, including rising health care costs, the transition to value-based payments, and technological innovations, are causing the health care landscape to change rapidly. Health care entities seeking to understand geographic market-level changes or to expand into new markets not only encounter an increasingly complex environment, but also must contend with the unique dynamics of […]Read More >
Leavitt Partners Releases “Health Care Markets: What Matters and Why” White Paper
Salt Lake City, July 30, 2018 –Today, Leavitt Partners released “Health Care Markets: What Matters and Why,” a white paper that provides a framework for health care entities to make evidence-based decisions on when, where, and how to start, expand, or invest their business. Amidst a rapidly changing health care environment, a health care market […]Read More >
Leavitt Partners to Present Research at AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
Salt Lake City, June 22, 2018 — Leavitt Partners is pleased to announce that the firm will present 12 research posters at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in Seattle, WA June 24-26, 2018. The Annual Research Meeting (ARM) is the premier forum for health services research, with a program designed specifically for health services researchers, […]Read More >
Can Big Companies Put a Lid on Health Care Costs?
David Muhlestein provided insights into employers opening campus clinics and an entire medical plan. David noted that in order for companies to take such an approach, they need employees located in one area and a health care partner that is committed to improving patient health. “For starters, companies need thousands of employees in one place, […]Read More >
Promoting Diabetes Prevention for Federal Employees
For the second year in a row, Leavitt Partners presented on diabetes prevention at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) annual carrier conference. The presentation was made on behalf of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT). OPM’s Federal […]Read More >
Medicare Advantage Premiums Higher in Markets with Concentrated Health Plans
As health care costs continue to consume an increasingly large share of the federal budget and impact Americans’ personal finances, it is important to understand the various drivers of those costs.Read More >