Posts Tagged ‘U.S. healthcare spending’

Infographic: Healthcare Costs Across America

December 4th, 2019 by Melanie Matthews

Some people in this country (like those in New Hampshire, who pay an average of $3,803 yearly for healthcare) are spending more than double compared to others (like those in Hawaii, who only pay $1,461), according to a new infographic by TitleMax.

The infographic examines the average healthcare cost by state, including the price tags on hospital stays, the average out-of-pocket amount that employees are expected to pay, and how much states spend on care overall.

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS SuccessA laser focus on population health interventions and processes can generate immediate revenue streams for fledgling accountable care organizations that support the hard work of creating a sustainable ACO business model. This population health priority has proven a lucrative strategy for Caravan Health, whose 23 ACO clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in 2016 under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success examines Caravan Health’s population health-focused approach for ACOs and its potential for positioning ACOs for success under MSSP and MACRA’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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Infographic: 2019 Global Healthcare Outlook

May 24th, 2019 by Melanie Matthews

Global healthcare spending continues to increase dramatically, according to a new infographic by Deloitte.

The infographic examines factors impacting healthcare costs and how stakeholders will respond.

A New Vision for Remote Patient Monitoring: Creating Sustainable Financial, Operational and Clinical OutcomesAs healthcare moves out of the brick-and-mortar traditional setting into patients’ homes and their workplaces, and becomes much more proactive, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has been expanding its remote patient monitoring program. The remote patient monitoring program at UPMC has its roots in the heart failure program but has since expanded to additional disease states across the integrated delivery system’s continuum of care.

A New Vision for Remote Patient Monitoring: Creating Sustainable Financial, Operational and Clinical Outcomes delves into the evolution of UPMC’s remote patient monitoring program from its initial focus on heart failure to how the program was scaled vertically and horizontally. Click here for more information.

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Infographic: U.S. Healthcare Spending

August 16th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

Total healthcare spending is expected to rise to one-fifth of the U.S. economy by 2025, according to a new infographic by the Peterson Center on Healthcare.

The infographic drills down on U.S. healthcare spending trends as well as the impact of unnecessary and ineffective spending.

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Infographic: The Changing Healthcare Landscape

September 11th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

While the growth of U.S. healthcare spending as a percent of GDP has slowed in recent years, healthcare costs are still increasing, while life expectancy rates are flattening, according to a new infographic by Deloitte.

The infographic looks at how national healthcare expenditures are changing, trends among the newly insured under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and upcoming, expected impacts from the ACA.

The Changing Healthcare Landscape

11 Profitable Value-Based Reimbursement Models: Lessons from Early AdoptersCMS’s ambitious agenda for moving Medicare into alternative payment models is driving the U.S. healthcare system toward greater value-based purchasing at a furious rate. Private payors also have pledged to continue to shift payments away from fee for service and into alternative payment models such as accountable care organizations (ACOs).
Fortunately, many healthcare organizations are already exploring value-based payments—often a single innovation at a time—testing models that reward providers for meeting Triple Aim goals of improving patient experience and population health while reducing healthcare’s per capita cost.

11 Profitable Value-Based Reimbursement Models: Lessons from Early Adopters encapsulates nearly a dozen such approaches, from Bon Secours’ building of a business case for its multidisciplinary care team to the John C. Lincoln ACO’s deep dive into data analytics to identify and manage the care of high-risk, high-cost ‘VIP’ patients to ‘beat the benchmark’ to WellPoint’s engagement of specialists in care coordination.

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Infographic: U.S. Health Spending Alone Larger Than Most Nations’ GDP

June 3rd, 2013 by Patricia Donovan

Total health spending in the United States was $2.7 trillion in 2011. If that activity were separated into its own sovereign nation, it would constitute the fifth-largest economy in the world, behind only the United States, China, Japan, and Germany.

This infographic from The Commonwealth Fund compares 2011 U.S. healthcare spending to the GDPs of nine nations.

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Infographic: America’s Health (Dis)Advantage

April 29th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

While the United States spent $2.6 trillion on healthcare in 2010 — more than any other country in the world — Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in similar high-income countries, according to the National Academy of Sciences.

An infographic created by the web site, Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees, explores the United States’ health (dis)advantage.

America's Health (Dis)Advantage

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Infographic: The Impact of Poor Health

February 13th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

The United States spends more money than any other country on healthcare, but still ranks nearly last among industrialized nations in life expectancy and infant mortality.

A new infographic by Solstice Medicine compares life expectancy and infant mortality rates, as well as the contrast between healthcare spending and achievement.

The Impact of Poor Health

Source: Solstice Medicine

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