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Walmart Experiments with New Healthcare Payment Model

April 25, 2013

“American healthcare is screwed up. It is a bizarre market where the prices that patients pay do not match the quality of care,” Shelly DuBois of CNNMoney observes, adding that there is nothing new about this assessment. The question is, why are the market prices so out of step with the quality of the provided […]

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Looking to India for the Future of Healthcare

April 24, 2013

Does a chain of healthcare clinics in southern India operate under a model that could potentially revolutionize provider care in the States? Possibly, Adam Plowright reports for Agence France Presse over at Business Insider. In fact, the Narayana Hrudayalaya clinics have taken the concept of “no-frills” service, popularized by Walmart and some airlines, and applied […]

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