While the controversies and political differences in Washington have captured the attention of most health care consumers, health care practitioners and policymakers are focused on the progress taking place in new bundled payment models and underlying shifts in strategies toward value.
This promising shift is propelled by the two leading strategy authorities of our era, Michael Porter and Robert Kaplan of Harvard Business School. Their long respected theories and skills for educating smart managers have had profound impact on businesses everywhere, including those in the health care industry.
We thought it would be useful to bring together their cutting-edge thinking in one place, and provide you with links to recent landmark articles from the New England Journal of Medicine and Harvard Business Review, recently penned by Professors Porter and Kaplan and their colleagues.
- The Strategy That Will Fix Health Care: http://hbr.org/2013/10/the-strategy-that-will-fix-health-care/
- Why Health Care Is Stuck—And How to Fix It: http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/09/why-health-care-is-stuck-and-how-to-fix-it/
- How to Design a Bundled Payment Around Value: http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/10/how-to-design-a-bundled-payment-around-value/
- Intelligent Redesign of Health Care: http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/10/intelligent-redesign-of-health-care/