A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or as healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations. With financial management and business intelligence tools that support growth and agility in the rapidly changing healthcare landscape, health plans can compile benchmark information important to providers, reduce administrative costs, determine product profitability, and help bring new products to market faster.
Every day I am more convinced that success in health care is about embracing the possibilities and using them to tell better stories and build more robust business models…disruption in the health care field is just around the corner…and I say bring it on – we’ll be better for it.
The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has now moved to the United States Senate, where our elected representatives have the important responsibility of improving upon the American Health Care Act—the reform legislation that passed the House a few weeks ago.
In the movie SiCKO a doctor from France claims that he is happy to be in France where he is able to help people without having to worry about turning people away because of their financial situations or because they do not have health insurance because they have a pre-existing condition (Moore).
The report divides the evidence into three main categories: wasteful clinical care (care that either provides very low value or can even be counterproductive to health); operational waste (like paying excessively high prices or overusing expensive inputs like brand-name drugs); and governance-related waste (like ineffective or unnecessary administrative expenses).