Latest insights

Articles

Why we need bolder action to combat the opioid epidemic

Although the opioid crisis in the US is gaining increased attention, the steps taken to date to combat it are insufficient. Our research suggests that much broader—and bolder—action is required.

Multimedia

Using machine learning to unlock value across the healthcare value chain

Machine learning is transforming the healthcare industry by changing the way care is delivered, and its impact is poised to increase.

Articles

Assessing the Medicare Advantage Star Ratings

Since Star Ratings were introduced a decade ago, average MA plan performance has improved, quality standards have risen, and more people are enrolled in higher-quality plans.

Articles

2017 Individual exchange market consumer research findings

McKinsey’s latest research suggests that although the market for individual insurance appears more stable from the consumer point of view, opportunities remain to encourage people to obtain coverage.

Multimedia

Planning for the future of healthcare: A conversation with Penny Wheeler, President and CEO, Allina Health

Penny Wheeler, President and CEO, Allina Health shares her perspective on the importance of partnerships in increasing value and understanding the consumer with Jenny Cordina, Partner, McKinsey and Company in an interview conducted in June 2017.

Articles

Defining a health benefits package: More tips for emerging markets

For countries that want to provide universal health coverage, defining the benefits package can be challenging. An analytical framework provides insights and action steps for emerging economies.