May 1, 2010

High-value care in surgical services

By: OR Manager

How do we get to high-value health care—care that strikes the right balance between quality and cost? It's a question leaders will be facing as health care reform is implemented. What might that high value be like in surgical services? One place to look is Minnesota-based HealthPartners, a nonprofit integrated health system. Costs in the system's clinics are 9% below the Minnesota average and 38% lower than the national average.…

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