Measuring the Total Cost of Care – The Search for Common Ground attempts to assess the “true” cost of healthcare in the U.S. are fraught with inconsistencies. Yet the goal is noble: to benchmark the per-capita cost of care in order to control or even reduce it, making health care affordable for all. But deciding on a standard unit of measure for healthcare costs has been a challenge.
Better Health partnership recently highlighted their First Year Cleveland initiative focused on infant mortality. Preliminary data from 2020 show an 11.4 preterm birth rate – the lowest reported since 2015...Read More