Physician practice patterns

UnitedHealth-Mayo: More Data, More Open. But Not Quite Neutral

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Affordable Care Act, Cost/Comparative Effectiveness, Payer Management Tool, Payers: Commercial, Payers: Managed Medicaid/Medicare, Payment Reform, Pharmaceuticals, Physician practice patterns, Pricing

UnitedHealth’s outcomes-focused research alliance with Mayo Clinic, announced Jan. 15, reminds us of big data’s central role in creating a value-driven US health care system.  The tie-up claims to have...

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Risk-Shares Pop Up Again As Payers, Pharma Circle New Payment Models

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Company, Cost/Comparative Effectiveness, Health Technology Assessments, Medical Innovation, Payer Management Tool, Payers: Commercial, Payment Reform, Pharmaceuticals, Physician practice patterns, Pricing, Product Launch, Value-based pricing

Say you’re GSK, and a head-to-head trial pitting your drug against the market leader showed non-inferiority. Say, too, that even though you assembled some trial evidence that patients preferred your drug vs....

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