“Healthcare costs in five states differ because of variation in how services are used and the price of those services, according to a new report,” writes Modern Healthcare in response to NRHI’s newest report (Healthcare Affordability: Untangling Cost Drivers). Read the full article by visiting Modern Healthcare’s website.
In response to today’s newly released benchmark report, titled “Healthcare Affordability: Untangling Cost Drivers”, the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) writes an article titled “Local Patterns of Healthcare Usage, Pricing Drive Affordability, Report Says.”
This morning, NRHI member Washington Health Alliance (WHA) announced staggering results of using their waste calculator to measure low-value healthcare service use in Washington state. The story notes that in Washington state numerous residents receive care on an annual basis that they don’t need – this is contributing to our healthcare affordability cost overall. WHA […]
Bruce Japsen, reporter for Forbes, quotes Elizabeth Mitchell, President & CEO of NRHI, in recent article, titled: “If Amazon And Buffett Lift Veil On Health Prices, Insurers Are In Trouble.” “Resistance to transparency in healthcare remains high,” says Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement CEO Elizabeth Mitchell, who welcomes Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan’s new company. “Employers […]
On January 24, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) released results from the annual patient experience in primary care survey. Results included: “Patients reported improved experiences overall in Massachusetts primary care practices, with increases within the last three years across all topic areas explored in the survey for both adult and pediatric care. These increases came […]
On Monday, January 22, NRHI Member New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI) issued a press release on satisfaction rates for healthcare coverage and monthly premiums. Check out the full report/press release by visiting NJHCQI’s website.