Purchasing High Performance Archive

Purchasing High Performance is a bulletin for employers and others interested in promoting value in health care. It is produced in partnership with the National Business Coalition on Health.

  • June 18, 2009 Issue
Welcome to Purchasing High Performance
Purchasing High Performance is a new quarterly bulletin for employers and others interested in promoting value inLogos health care. The newsletter is produced in partnership with the National Business Coalition on Health.
Can Employers Really Make a Difference in Health Care Costs?
The menu of options for controlling health care costs is expanding. What's your strategy?
Doctors vs. Doctors with IT Support—Who's Better?

A new study finds that health IT can make a big difference in health care quality...and save money, too.

What Works in Health Care? What Doesn't?

With dozens of treatment options for even the most routine issue, who's to say which one's best? Turns out, it's science.

It's All About Value...Based Benefit Design

What if the way you structured your health benefits could encourage employees to make better health care choices?

Health Care Reform Is Not a Spectator Sport

The stakes for employers in health care reform are very high – do you know what's on the table?

Peter Lee of PBGH Talks about the Uninsured

Also: why employers still want to be in the business of administering benefits, where the money for universal coverage will come from, and what he had for breakfast.

What Happened When GE Paid Employees to Quit Smoking?

GE's experience with an effort to pay smokers to quit shows the power of incentives to shape behavior.

A Coalition Builds a Report Card
How the Puget Sound Health Alliance developed a hospital and clinic report card that won the support of employers, consumers, policymakers, and the medical community.
Tax Incentives for Wellness Programs?

The Healthy Workforce Act could cut the cost of your disease management programs.

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