Search Tag: healthcare economics

Executive Health Management

ACA: Five Years On, New Health Economy Fueled By Value Over Volume

2015 23 Mar

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) marks the fifth anniversary of its tumultuous existence this week, and a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) addresses five of the ways it has permanently altered the healthcare industry landscape in the United States. New Entrants Since 2010, more than 90 new companies have entered the marketplace, many in the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health Economics: Treatment Values Are Equivocal

2015 05 Feb

A study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center suggests that medical breakthroughs may not be as valuable as they appear in scientific journals if their delivery to patients in the real world is not feasible. Understanding the health economics of a particular treatment involves calculating the incremental cost effectiveness ratio (ICER) which... Read more

Executive Health Management

Zoom On: Mr. Leo Nefiodow – Futurology Expert

2014 15 Sep

Future Studies expert Leo Nefiodow was a keynote speaker at the 25th annual European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) congress held in Berlin between 10 and 13 September, where he presented his acclaimed work and discussed the role of biotechnology in driving the economy of the current and future decades.  Following Mr. Nefiodow's presentation... Read more