The cost of medical innovation

Some of my regular readers may have noticed that I work within the health care insurance industry. Being an adept of Michel Porter’s idea’s about the reforming of health care (competing on quality with regard to the medical condition) I regularly reflect on the cost/benefits of health care. This post was/is good food for thought for me! Source: http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/3707 Frank R. Lichtenberg 27 June 2009 Print Email Comment Republish Many healthcare policymakers and analysts are focused on controlling rising medical costs. Is attacking high-cost, low-benefit medical innovation a solution? This column estimates that medical innovation – the use of advanced … Continue reading The cost of medical innovation

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