According to the latest wave of KJT Group’s LightSource Poll, American adults are divided in their perceptions of the top issue facing the United States today. Choosing from a set of 12 items, 18% ranked health care reform as the most important issue, followed by terrorism (17%) and government effectiveness (12%). Focus has shifted since 2014, when terrorism, unemployment, and the national debt were most top-of-mind.
KJT Group’s Tom Richardson, PhD, MBA, Senior Vice President, Strategic Consulting will be presenting at the upcoming PMRG CONNECT conference.
A firm understanding of the key components and drivers of healthcare reform is increasingly important within the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. Manufacturers are typically not identified as one of the key stakeholders (Payers, Providers and Patients) within healthcare reform, yet play a critical role in improving the health of patients as they strive to identify and bring new and innovative products to the market. In this two-part paper, we explore the evolving role of accountable care organizations (ACOs) as a core element of the Affordable Care Act and healthcare reimbursement redesign.Healthcare Reform
Professionals working in the healthcare industry must stay abreast of the rapidly changing healthcare delivery system and reimbursement mechanisms. This primer, written by KJT Group’s Tom Richardson, PhD, Senior Vice President Strategic Consulting, provides a high-level overview of relevant healthcare reform initiatives partially or fully stimulated and supported by the Affordable Care Act. Implications for medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies are also discussed.Tags: Healthcare Reform