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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
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. […]Read More >
Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible?
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 […]Read More >
Perceptions vs. Reality: What Consumers Really Think About Health Care
Learn about the major disconnect between how consumers view the health care system generally and how they view it personally.Read More >
Driving Depression Care Forward by Optimizing Quality Measures
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.Read More >
Value-Based Payment in Medicaid: Signals for States
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.Read More >
The State of Health Care Today: How Physicians, Consumers, and Employers View Health Care Costs, Outcomes, and Reform Efforts
As health care spending in the U.S. reaches unsustainable levels, the value-based reform movement seeks to rein in costs and improve quality.Read More >