Things have been really busy at the Minnesota Birth Center - we have the happy problem of reaching capacity. We are making plans for expansion. More on that another time. It has been a while since I've put up a post. I think that this one is … [Continue reading] about Paying for and delivering pregnancy care – the case for a Pregnancy Care and Delivery Home model
We are never going to get anywhere in improving the value of healthcare without knowing specifically what the costs are for those paying the bills. Harold Miller is one of the most persistent and perceptive advocates for real positive change in … [Continue reading] about The cost of having a baby in the United States
The folks at Catalyst for Payment Reform recently released a very helpful study on health care market consolidation and the effect on medical care prices. An executive summary can be found … [Continue reading] about Are larger integrated systems and ACOs going to “bend the cost curve”?
The "confusopoly" of pregnancy care continues because the true cost of care is well hidden. Andy Grove, previously CEO of Intel, addresses this in a great article in Wired Magazine … [Continue reading] about Knowing the true cost of pregnancy care changes everything.
Even though I live where Target Corp is headquartered I missed this: New York Times: How Companies Learn Your Secrets We know that retailers know a great deal about us. Apparently Target developed a tool that diagnoses pregnancy based on … [Continue reading] about News about shopping in pregnancy