Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Cleveland Clinic's Approach To Better Outcomes At Lower Cost

This article provides an overview of how the Cleveland Clinic has organized itself to increase patient outcomes while reducing costs.  Like the Mayo Clinic, doctors are on salary, and they work in teams to coordinate care among specialists.  Salary increases at the Cleveland Clinic are based upon patient outcomes.  The Clinic also uses lower cost procedures and materials when they achieve equal or better results than more expensive alternatives.

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