Designing More Affordable and Effective Health Care

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<p>With a budget of $3.5 million, the Stanford University Clinical Research Center (CERC) aims to save billions for the U.S. health system through its efforts to redesign care for chronic kidney disease, cancer, obesity, and other costly conditions.</p><p>A new case study, part of ongoing Commonwealth Fund research to track how health systems are transforming care delivery to meet the needs of high-need, high-cost patients and other vulnerable populations, examines CERC’s approach. Partnering with health systems and health plans, the center focuses on diseases and treatments for which spending could be lowered by 30 percent or more and patient health and experiences improved. </p> Read the study on Medium