Realizing and Allocating Savings From Improving Health Care Quality and Efficiency

  title={Realizing and Allocating Savings From Improving Health Care Quality and Efficiency},
  author={Daniel M. Fox},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
International efforts to increase the quality and efficiency of health care services may be creating financial savings that can be used to improve population health. This article examines evidence that such savings (ie, a quality/efficiency or value dividend) are accruing and how they have been allocated and assesses the prospects for reallocating future savings to improve population health. Savings have resulted mainly from reducing the number of inappropriate or harmful interventions… CONTINUE READING

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