National Academy of Medicine

Innovating to Improve Care and Manage Costs

By Sheri McCoy
January 27, 2012 | Commentary

The challenging economics of health care require today’s innovators to demonstrate value against a number of criteria, including access to care, the current standard of care, and the economic capacity of payers. One way innovators have sought to address the paradox of innovating to improve care and manage costs is through integration of care; another is the application of evidence-based practices and metrics.


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