THEME: COST-EFFECTIVE WAYS FOR BUSINESS LINES TO DELIVER HIGHER-VALUE CARE

The Insight Center contains a collection of original articles and perspectives from world-renowned strategists and practitioners of value-based healthcare, especially curated by Harvard Business Review and sponsored by Medtronic.

These articles outline several ways to deliver higher-value care, applicable to many business lines.  


ARTICLE #1

Health Care Is an Investment, and the U.S. Should Start Treating It Like One

By Anupam B. Jena, Daniel M. Blumenthal, and Sachin Kamal-Bahl
America's health care system underperforms. Here's why.

Investing limited health care dollars into low-value services crowds out our ability to spend on high-value services.


ARTICLE #2

10 Promising AI Applications in Health Care

By Brian Kalis, Matt Collier, and Richard Fu
An analysis suggests they could save the industry $150 billion by 2026.

...AI applications... should be prioritized... so health care providers and insurers are free to focus on better care.


ARTICLE #3

Virtual Health Care Could Save the U.S. Billions Each Year

By Kaveh Safavi and Frances Dare
Here are three examples of what it could look like.

...virtual health technologies can augment human activity, expand clinical capacity, and improve efficiency...


ARTICLE #4

Hospital Budget Systems Are Holding Back Innovation

By Derek A. Haas, Michael S. Jellinek, and Robert S. Kaplan
Here's how to fix them.

Hospital budgeting systems…were not designed for contemporary, digital technology solutions…


ARTICLE #5

How Systems Engineering Can Help Fix Health Care

By Peter Pronovost, Alan Ravitz, and Conrad Grant
An example from Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Institutions purchase hundreds of individual, siloed technologies — each with its own work processes, training, and user interfaces...