As a health plan the question to start with is - Who is likely to enroll using the Health Insurance Exchanges? Unfortunately, the answer is the Exchanges will be most attractive to the sick, old and poor. PPACA eliminated the ability to exclude individuals based upon health status or to even use health status as a pricing element.
Recommendations from unbiased sources of best practice information can lower health care costs.
Last month, United Healthcare announced a joint venture, SharedClarity, with three large hospital systems: Dignity Health, Advocate Health Care and Baylor Health Care System. The stated mission is to “enable better clinical outcomes and affordability through information”...
I don’t know Marissa Mayer. That said I’m standing with her on her need to get employees in the office, working together face to face.
I say this as the managing partner of a firm where our team works virtually most of the time.
The news stories have been overwhelmingly about infringement on empowerment. They say little about the company, except the terrible performance of recent years. Over the past week, invariably someone has asked me, “So, what do you think of Marissa Mayer’s decision to ban Yahoo! employees from working at home?” Most perspectives I’ve been hearing miss what I think is the larger point.
Last week, Bill George wrote an insightful article examining Hewlett-Packard’s steady decline. He is quick to point out that HP’s issues don’t come from Meg Whitman, the company’s current CEO. Instead, he blames her three predecessors, and what he calls “H.P.’s strategically challenged board of directors”.
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