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Why agility is imperative for healthcare organizations

A new concept, organizational agility, can help healthcare companies adapt more quickly to changing customer needs, competitor responses, and regulatory guidelines—without requiring a full-scale restructuring.

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Pharma spending growth: Making the most of our dollars

Pharmaceutical companies want to be rewarded for innovation, but rising drug costs are straining payor economics. This conundrum must be solved, not for one drug at a time but across the breadth of products in the pipeline.

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US health insurers: An endangered species?

Converging trends are disrupting the US healthcare industry. Health insurers are not likely to disappear, however, despite predictions to the contrary. Insurers that can take advantage of these trends are likely to find that their best years are ahead.

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Looking ahead in Medicaid: Options for states and the implications for payors and providers

This paper explores opportunities states could consider to improve their Medicaid programs, both to control spending and improve the program's performance.

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Distributed sites of care: At the tipping point?

Increasingly, consumers are seeking services at sites of care outside of the traditional health system infrastructure. This shift has important implications for how health systems think about their asset base and scale.

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Where to compete in today’s healthcare market

To select which markets to focus on—both within health insurance and in adjacent businesses—payors must have strong market insights, the fortitude to make tough decisions, and the agility to alter course rapidly.