Where are the innovators in health care?Health Care — By Online Editor 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…)