Where are the innovators in health care?

Health Care — By on August 3, 2010 at 6:30 AM

(Kaiser Health News) Almost everyone believes there is an enormous amount of waste and inefficiency in health care. But why is that? In a normal market, wherever there is waste, entrepreneurs are likely to be in hot pursuit — figuring out ways to profit from its elimination by cost-reducing, quality-enhancing innovations. Why isn’t this happening in health care? 

As it turns out, there is a lot of innovation here. But all too often, it’s the wrong kind. (Read more…)



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