A new approach may be needed to finance an emerging breed of expensive but highly effective pharmaceuticals and vaccines. The health care industry could learn from other industry approaches such as equipment leases or supplier-financed credit.
Jun 22, 2015 BioProcess International Magazine
Workplace wellness has become a $6 billion industry in the United States. Employers hope wellness programs can help control health care costs, but they are having little if any effect on costs. Companies seeking a healthy ROI should target higher-risk employees.
Jun 3, 2015 CFO Magazine
Some hail workplace wellness programs as cost-effective means to better public health. Others question their value. Data show that both have a point.
Mar 18, 2015 Health Affairs Blog
Multi-year health plans have the potential to finally align the interests of health plan enrollees and insurers by reaping long-term benefits of patient health management.
Nov 10, 2014 Health Affairs Blog
The press and trade publications strongly endorse workplace wellness programs as a good investment for employers. Soeren Mattke, a physician and RAND senior scientist, explains why his work tells a different story.
Feb 20, 2014 The Health Care Blog
Wellness programs do in fact reduce health risks, like smoking and obesity, write Soeren Mattke and Kristin Van Busum. But resulting cost savings could not be detected, especially when compared to the costs of the programs.
Jul 2, 2013 Modern Healthcare