Expensive Health Care: Is it Really the Transaction Costs?

This recent Fiscal Times article got me thinking about how to apply the lessons of e-commerce to health care.  The article stated at first that individual patient habits were to blame for expensive health care costs, but then goes on to explain that it’s really because they can’t make up their mind about what health care system […]

Big Data at the Hospital

This Wall Street Journal story caught my attention because it is capturing many of the trends in my industry.  The growth of data, cost control, and population health are all featured in this quest to use data science in health care. The article implies that using data science may bring down some of the walls of specialization […]