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High-Performing Physician Networks: How do they do it?

The U.S. healthcare system is fighting its way through the transition from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based care. In an environment resembling controlled chaos, the healthcare industry has become unpredictable, as powerful mergers, influential acquisitions, and government mandates consistently shift the landscape and the rules. Adding to the difficulty, there is a palpable sense of urgency […]

Drivers of Healthcare Costs

The United States healthcare system is the most expensive in the world, reaching $3.5 trillion in 2017 ($10,739 per person) and comprising 17.9% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). Expected to reach 19.7% GDP (or $5.7 trillion) by 2026, healthcare costs are reaching unsustainable levels, jeopardizing America’s international competitiveness, burdening U.S. families, and weakening […]