Organizational Health Care with N2Growth: When was your Last Check-up?

N2Growth Blog

IT’S TIME TO TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR ORGANIZATION’S HEALTH! Schedule an appointment with your organization’s health care provider (you do have one right?) We’re providing some of our resources to help you and your health care provider (you do have one right?) determine what health services and screenings are best for you and your team. WHERE CAN I GO FOR HEALTH SERVICES? AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION.

Health Care: Spending & Costs

ReThink HR

Using a conservative annual growth rate of 4% (from Deloitte’s baseline year of 2010), Deloitte suggests the following as our real NHE. Here are a few charts that will put our cost, spending and compensation for healthcare into perspective. Enjoy! National Healthcare Expenditure (NHE).

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A Simple Way to Measure Health Care Outcomes

Harvard Business Review

Despite the current uncertainty surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health care leaders must not let debates over access detract from what needs to happen regardless of the legislation’s fate: Their organizations must improve the value of care they deliver. The success of efforts to improve care delivery hinges on developing clear approaches to performance measurement. Innovating for Value in Health Care.

The Costs of Racial Disparities in Health Care

Harvard Business Review

Racial disparities in life expectancy are a key indicator of inequity in health outcomes. Leaders in government, business, and health care must address these persistent disparities at the national, state, and local levels, as both an ethical and an economic imperative.

5 Examples of Great Health Care Management

Harvard Business Review

I have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. And yet, when I go “outside,” I constantly see health care providers working brilliantly together in innovative ways that I had not even imagined. Transparency at University of Utah Health Care. In December, 2012, the University of Utah health care system started posting on its “ Find-a-Doctor” sites all patient comments received after office visits.

The Innovation Health Care Really Needs: Help People Manage Their Own Health

Harvard Business Review

Finally, health care, which has been largely immune to the forces of disruptive innovation , is beginning to change. Seeing the potential to improve health with simple primary-care strategies, some of the biggest incumbent players are inviting new entrants focused on empowering consumers into their highly regulated ecosystems, bringing down costs. health care keeps getting costlier. It has partnered with Boston-based startup Iora Health.

What the CVS-Aetna Deal Means for the Delivery of U.S. Health Care

Harvard Business Review

The landscape for the delivery of health care in the United States is changing, but the traditional care-delivery players are not the change agents. The recent announcement of CVS’s $69 billion deal to acquire Aetna brings an insurer together with a large network of primary care providers: CVS has built more than 1,100 Minute Clinic locations inside its pharmacy stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. Traditional care providers can and must fight back.

Health Care Reforms That Work

Harvard Business Review

First, they are responsible for contributing a large chunk of patients into the health care system, especially in developed countries like the US. Third and most importantly, unlike communicable diseases where the incidence rates and overall costs are on the decline, these conditions are posing a heavier burden on health care systems every year. CKD is a condition that affects 1 in 10 Americans over 20 and costs the US health care system almost $100 Billion a year.

The Downside of Health Care Job Growth

Harvard Business Review

While the growth of health care costs has slowed over the past few years, lowering costs over the long term will depend on improving health care labor productivity. Reducing the rate at which health care costs grow, and the proportion of U.

Health Care Providers Need a Value Management Office

Harvard Business Review

Many health care organizations today are striving to deliver better patient outcomes at lower cost and to be rewarded for accomplishing both. Leading Change in Health Care. Integrate quality data into care delivery.

Engaging Medical Specialists in Improving Health Care Value

Harvard Business Review

Over the past decade, patients, payers, government, and others have increasingly scrutinized the care physicians deliver. More and more providers are now being held accountable for the cost of care in addition to quality. Leading Change in Health Care. Primary Care.

How Bundled Health Care Payments Are Working in the Netherlands

Harvard Business Review

The system for paying health care providers is extremely fragmented. Bundled-payment efforts in both countries shift accountability to a single provider-led entity that must ensure quality, thereby emphasizing value over volume of care.

U.S. Health Care Reform Can’t Wait for Quality Measures to Be Perfect

Harvard Business Review

There’s a debate in the United States about whether the current measures of health care quality are adequate to support the movement away from fee-for-service toward value-based payment. The four of us, leaders of organizations that represent large employers and other purchasers of health care, reject any delay in payment reform efforts for the following three reasons: Even imperfect measurement and transparency accelerate quality improvement.

5 Examples of Great Health Care Management

Harvard Business Review

I have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. And yet, when I go “outside,” I constantly see health care providers working brilliantly together in innovative ways that I had not even imagined. Transparency at University of Utah Health Care. In December, 2012, the University of Utah health care system started posting on its “ Find-a-Doctor” sites all patient comments received after office visits.

What Harvey Is Teaching the Health Care Sector About Managing Disasters

Harvard Business Review

The damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey has posed enormous health challenges in Houston and neighboring areas hit hard by the storm. The other (Ranu) has been involved in responses to such public health disasters as the Ebola crisis in Africa, Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana, and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. All health systems have contingency plans and run drills for emergencies like a hurricane.

The Aim Should be the Best Life – Not Work v. Life Balance

Curious Cat

Related: Work and Life (2010) – Software Process and Measurement Podcast With John Hunter – Dream More, Work Less (2008) – Vacations: Systems Thinking (2006) – Working Less: Better Lives and Less Unemployment (2012) – Curious Cat as a Celebrity in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Making Appointments Fast and Easy Must Be Health Care’s Top Priority

Harvard Business Review

I go to a lot of health care conferences and of late there’s a seemingly obligatory slide that crops up in nearly every PowerPoint. ” This is health care’s “ Triple Aim ” and it is definitely trending.

How to Turn Employees Into Value Shoppers for Health Care

Harvard Business Review

we fret that our health care system costs too much. But, given the structure of health insurance, the question should not be “Why are prices so high?” Does this not sound like our health care system? health care system. Here in the U.S.,

Driving Front Line Innovation in Health Care

Harvard Business Review

Jennifer Stinson was a nurse at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto who enjoyed brainstorming new ideas for improving care, especially for the kids with cancer she treats. To tackle these obstacles at SickKids, CEO Mary Jo Haddad in 2010 elevated innovation to a "strategic direction," and engaged Innosight to help devise a full system needed to spur innovation. Health Innovation

Why The Health Care Reform Debate Makes Me Sick

The Recovering Engineer

As I look at the health care reform debate, I see a number of these behaviors in the way the discussion(s) is (are) proceeding. I am not a doctor, pharmacist, attorney, drug company executive or any other person who has deep insights into the intricacies of our health care system.

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Why The Health Care Reform Debate Makes Me Sick

The Recovering Engineer

As I look at the health care reform debate, I see a number of these behaviors in the way the discussion(s) is (are) proceeding. I am not a doctor, pharmacist, attorney, drug company executive or any other person who has deep insights into the intricacies of our health care system.

Constraints on Health Care Budgets Can Drive Quality

Harvard Business Review

In 1980, the national expenditure on health care in the United States was just over 9% of Gross Domestic Product. Health insurance premiums rose four and half times faster than the rate of inflation over the same period. Build a Strong System of Primary Care. Health

The Health Care Reform That Can't Be Stopped

Harvard Business Review

There are few more personal, passionate, and political topics than health care. The reasons for this are clear: Health care spending has reached 17% of the U.S. GDP, outcomes are worse than in other developed countries, and an attempt to fix the system through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) now sits in the hands of the U.S. The introduction of this fee-for-outcome model kicked off a change in health care that many believe is irreversible.

The Introvert's Guide to Getting Promoted: Step One | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

I also used my role as the Sponsorship Chairperson for my local American Cancer Society Relay for Life event as an opportunity to email our CEO and ask (given Baxter is a health care organization) for sponsorship dollars. Lauren June 22, 2010 at 12:45 pm This INTP salutes you.

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For U.S. Employers, Health Care Reform Is a Watching and Waiting Game

Harvard Business Review

Understanding the implementation plans for the health care law passed in 2010 is a complicated job for even the most seasoned policy wonks. This provision would have required most companies with the equivalent of 50 or more full-time workers to offer health benefits on January 1, 2014, or pay a fine of at least $2,000 per employee. Click here for a chart that breaks out the employer responsibilities around the Affordable Care Act). health care sector.

Caption Contest 2010.3

Chris Brady

Posted by: Doug Hines | February 23, 2010 at 08:05 AM.And this one is of my husband displaying his logging skills. Posted by: Michael Davis | February 23, 2010 at 11:06 AM 4 wheels and a wheelbase.it's a trailer for hauling really big logs.

Proving It Through your Actions – a Guest Post from Steve Farber

Kevin Eikenberry

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 44 – Organizing Grassroots Community.

Weekly Leader

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Obama: The Great Answerer

CO2

Our nation is in need of answers on just about every front: health-care, terrorism, ethnic rifts, Iraq, financial industry concerns, the home foreclosure epidemic, infectious diseases, and climate change.

Obama: The Great Answerer

CO2

Our nation is in need of answers on just about every front: health-care, terrorism, ethnic rifts, Iraq, financial industry concerns, the home foreclosure epidemic, infectious diseases, and climate change.

New Millennium Trends – Older Workers (Boomers & Veterans)

Management is a Journey

Click Here to Read The Complete Website Agreement New Millennium Trends – Older Workers (Boomers & Veterans) August 27th, 2010 Robert Tanner An article in HR Magazine addressed the dynamics of older workers in business—those who are 50 years or older (Baby Boomers & Veterans).

Top Five Factors That Drive Employee Loyalty

Eric Jacobson

Monday, August 30, 2010 Top Five Factors That Drive Employee Loyalty A 2010 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management shows that job security is what matters most to employees. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

Teamwork: Sharing the Blame! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

This is when the lower parts of the brain, the amygdala in particular, sends out the warning signals that danger is right around the corner, so head down and be careful. The historic health care bill that is now on its.

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Without these term limits, the congress has no reason to include themselves in the health care system they impose on us. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

The Joy of Facts

Next Level Blog

Reid talk about what he learned in writing his book about health care, The Healing of America. Reid travelled around the world twice – once on his publisher’s dime and again to film a documentary for PBS – to learn about how health care is delivered in different countries.

Can We Provide Hope After a Morning of Despair?

C-Level Strategies

tom martin August 19, 2010 at 7:47 am Lisa Truly sad to hear this news. Thirsty Thursday of Knowledge – SEO Resources Reply Lisa Petrilli August 19, 2010 at 8:19 am Thank you, Tom. Reply Joseph Ruiz August 19, 2010 at 8:59 am Lisa, so sorry to hear the news.

Connecting with Patients

Michael Lee Stallard

I’ve previously written that connection is critical to health care and cited the examples of Dr. Herb Pardes at New York-Presbyterian and my own observations during my wife Katie’s battles with breast and advanced ovarian cancer.

20/20 Workplace

CEO Blog

1880 - Industrial Revolution 1980 - Computer Revolution 1990 - Internet Revolution 2010 - Information Revolution Now - Participation Revolution She spoke about the new employee - the millenials. I have an interesting perspective since I only recently immigrated to the US from Canada so I have had exposure to 2 fairly different health care systems. I guess one view which is hard to argue with is "people should take care of themselves".

Human Nature: The X Factor in Economic Theory

Marshall Goldsmith

However, the starting point for behavioral economists is how people behave, often in a controlled lab environment, which often leads to different conclusions about the logic and efficacy of many things, including mortgages, savings, and health care in both business and personal realms. People could pay only the interest and use the rest of the money to pay other expenses such as credit card debt, or health-related expenses.

Keeping Your People Engaged in Tough Times

Marshall Goldsmith

For example, at Baptist Health Care, an organization regularly cited as one of the best places to work, managers lead discussions on subjects such as survey results and solicit ideas for ways to improve customer service as part of an ongoing Listening and Learning program. Marshall: I hear this concern every where I travel these days. Who doesn't?