The trend is unmistakable: Physician executives are leaving their high-pressure, high-paying jobs at health plans, and are starting from scratch in the nascent e-health industry. The lure? A chance to leave their mark on something.
Can disease management vendors really show a strong return on a health plan's investment, or are the data just too malleable to be useful?
Don't be fooled, warns the noted health care economist: High-quality care costs more, not less. The Internet will increase demand for the best care.
Every worker needs a performance review at least once a year. So, who reviews the reviewer? You do.