1 08, 2019

Issue of the Month – August 2019: What does the EU think is value-based healthcare?

2019-08-01T11:36:15+00:00

  Expert Panel on effective ways of investing in Health (EXPH), Defining value in “value-based healthcare” Link to Report, click here. Link to Factsheet, click here. Abstract “Health is considered to be an intrinsic value: a precondition for pursuing a “good life”, for obtaining other (vital) goals what people wish to pursue in life. Since universal healthcare intends to provide health to the population (patient populations as much as the whole population) the “equitable” achievement of health for all is the aim as precondition for social cohesive European societies.  Currently, “value” in the context of healthcare is often discussed as “health outcomes relative to monetized inputs”, aiming at increasing cost-effectiveness. This interpretation of “value” is perceived by the [...]

Issue of the Month – August 2019: What does the EU think is value-based healthcare?2019-08-01T11:36:15+00:00
3 04, 2019

Paper of the Week: 03.04.2019: Serving individuals and populations within integrated care systems

2019-04-03T13:59:01+00:00

Full reference: Moses, H., Matheson, D. H. M., & Poste, G. (2019). Serving Individuals and Populations Within Integrated Health Systems. JAMA. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.2929 WEB LINK TO PAPER    This week’s blog is brought to you by: Dr Tim Wilson Authors conclusion "Despite their successes, a central question is whether the IHS model can meet the needs of all patients, particularly the aging population or patients with chronic illnesses who now account for 84% of health care spending and whose numbers are projected to triple by 2040" 3VH - Implications for value This article takes a look at integrated care in the US and contains many lessons for health services internationally. The first, unintended, lesson is that when communicating about [...]

Paper of the Week: 03.04.2019: Serving individuals and populations within integrated care systems2019-04-03T13:59:01+00:00