Factors Associated With Increases in US Health Care Spending, 1996-2013

November 27th, 2017

Factors Associated With Increases in US Health Care Spending, 1996-2013 Health Care Economics, Insurance, Payment JAMA The JAMA Network

(LINK above to full study)

Importance --- Health care spending in the United States increased substantially from 1995 to 2015 and comprised 17.8% of the economy in 2015. Un- derstanding the relationship between known fac- tors and spending increases over time could inform policy efforts to contain future spending growth.

Growth in healthcare prices slows to near-historic low

November 10th, 2017

By Maria Castellucci  | November 9, 2017

Healthcare prices rose just 1.1% year-over-year through September, representing the lowest price growth rate in roughly two years, according to a new report from Altarum.

That growth rate was just slightly higher than the all-time low growth rate of 0.9% in December 2015. The figure has fluctuated between 1.2% and 2.3% over the past year.

The CEO’s Guide To Restoring The American Dream

October 23rd, 2017

For a preview of David Chase's new book on Restoring the American Dream through Healthcare watch him speak at TED talks here

Below is the forward written by Brian Klepper followed by the full book attached if you care to read about David's analysis on bringing efficient Healthcare to America.