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Managing health care costs

Managing health care costs

an American Management Association research report.

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Published by AMA Membership Publications Division, American Management Association in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Health -- United States -- Cost control,
    • Medical care -- United States -- Cost control

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAMA briefings & surveys
      ContributionsAmerican Management Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7102.U4 M34 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2042529M
      ISBN 100814435173
      LC Control Number88019295

        Effective self-management skills can improve patient self-efficacy and reduce health care costs through fewer outpatient visits and hospital admissions.[15, 39] Health professional training is associated with better uptake, implementation and effectiveness of self-management programs.[36, 40]. This came out to $3, per employee and amounted to 13 percent of the gross national product. It is expected that by the year , employers will pay over $13, per employee for health care costs. Over the past decade, human resource departments have attempted to reduce health care costs by managing the supply of health care.

      An overview of health care management --Leadership --Management and motivation --Organizational behavior and management thinking --Strategic planning --Healthcare marketing --Quality improvement basics --Information technology --Financing health care and health insurance --Managing costs and revenues --Managing health care professionals --The. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

        To succeed in ambulatory care management, healthcare organizations must do three things: Successfully acquire and consolidate information from a variety of sources and formats— EMRs, claims, authorization and other payer lists, and, potentially, third party risk vendors—all with their own unique and disparate ways of identifying patients and creating a coherent picture of patients’ care.   Health care policy experts shared their views on lowering costs while maintaining quality. Some of the areas covered included changes in payment models, .


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To continue meeting community health care needs in this new delivery and payment environment, hospital and health system leaders will need to think and act strategically about managing cost. Strategic cost. Executive Summary. Health care delivery systems throughout the United States are employing the triple aim (improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs of health care) as a framework to transform health care delivery.

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How Employers Are Responding to Rising Costs As health-care costs continue to rise, employers are finding ways to manage them while still offering employees health insurance benefits. The Costs Book is currently structured to analyse around 95% of the NHSS net operating costs.

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Abstract BACKGROUND With health care costs continuing to rise, a variety of process improvement methodologies have been proposed to address the reported inefficiencies in health care delivery. Lean production is one such method. The management philosophy and tools of lean production come from the manufacturing industry, where they were pioneered by Toyota Motor Corporation, which is viewed as.

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