(The Journal of the American Medical Association)

Disruption and Innovation in Health Care

by Robert H. Brook

October 7, 2009

Successful health care reform may provide virtually all individuals in the United States an adequate health insurance package. However, the need to increase value for health care dollars will extend far beyond the current policy window. Achieving that goal will require disruptive innovation in the health care system....

The remainder of this op-ed can be found at

JAMA. 2009;302(13):1465-1466.

This commentary originally appeared in The Journal of the American Medical Association on October 7, 2009. Commentary gives RAND researchers a platform to convey insights based on their professional expertise and often on their peer-reviewed research and analysis.