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Ten insights on the US opioid crisis from claims data analysis

Careful analysis of health insurers’ claims data can provide important insights into the opioid crisis by identifying patterns that could help shape strategies to combat opioid dependence and abuse.

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Provider scale strategies: A 2018 update on the evolving landscape

M&A remains an important option for health systems, but targets and strategies are shifting. While traditional economies of scale will continue to be a strong stimulus for M&A, providers will likely seek and achieve value creation much differently in the future.

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Revisiting the access imperative

Challenges with access continue to frustrate consumers and stunt health systems’ financial performance. Engaging clinicians and improving productivity are vital to address this dual issue.

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Why the evolving healthcare services and technology market matters

The healthcare services and technology market is growing rapidly, which creates opportunities, risks, and structural questions for companies in the sector and those in the broader healthcare value chain.

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Chronic disease excellence: “Service line 2.0” for health systems?

Having a strategy to attract and better serve patients with chronic disease will be critical for health systems to ensure growth in uncertain times.

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Health system financing: Tips for emerging markets

Many countries with emerging economies are considering health system financing transformation. Five no-regrets tips can help them build a strong foundation for their future health system.