Raising Women’s Voices

Goals for health care reform

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on June 4, 2009

Restructuring care delivery and moving toward universal coverage are two of the goals Michael Porter talks about in his opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine from yesterday. He says:

“Good outcomes that are achieved efficiently are the goal, not the false “savings” from cost shifting and restricted services. Indeed, the only way to truly contain costs in health care is to improve outcomes: in a value-based system, achieving and maintaining good health is inherently less costly than dealing with poor health.”

Check out the full article here.

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