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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.

Data Challenges and Opportunities
May 15, 2018

State health and human services (HHS) enterprises encompass a diverse range of divisions that cover child and adult health, behavioral health, juvenile justice, and more. Although separate, these divisions overlap in the populations they serve. Data, particularly the ability to analyze and share data, can enable these different divisions to work together to improve outcomes. […]

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Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible?
May 9, 2018

The health impacts of the environments in which we live—our social determinants of health—are well documented. Clinical care accounts for only about 20 percent of health, while behaviors, physical environment, and social and economic factors determine the rest. The transition to value-based care increasingly requires the clinical setting to address these social determinants of health […]

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Perceptions vs. Reality: What Consumers Really Think About Health Care
May 2, 2018

Learn about the major disconnect between how consumers view the health care system generally and how they view it personally.

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Driving Depression Care Forward by Optimizing Quality Measures
April 17, 2018

In an effort to advance MDD quality measurement and treatment, Leavitt Partners, in collaboration with Takeda and Lundbeck, convened a roundtable of experts to review existing quality measures related to MDD treatment to identify gaps in those measures and their use.

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The Role on SDOH: Moving From Theory to Practice
April 10, 2018

The Role on Social Determinants of Health: Moving From Theory to Practice. View the recorded webinar.

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Value-Based Payment in Medicaid: Signals for States
February 20, 2018

During the first year of the Trump administration, states have grappled with many unanswered questions regarding the new administration’s views on value-based payments (VBPs) and how it would approach state-led or Medicaid based payment reform initiatives.

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The State of Health Care Today: How Physicians, Consumers, and Employers View Health Care Costs, Outcomes, and Reform Efforts
January 29, 2018

As health care spending in the U.S. reaches unsustainable levels, the value-based reform movement seeks to rein in costs and improve quality.

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2018 Health Care & Life Sciences Investment Outlook
January 4, 2018

Leavitt Partners and KPMG are pleased to present the 2018 Health Care and Life Sciences Annual Investment summary.

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