HEALTHCARE's OUT SICK - PREDICTING A CURE - Solutions that WORK !!!!: Predictive Analytic Modeling, Decision Making, INNOVATIONS and Precision Medicine Necessary to Correct the Broken Healthcare Delivery System

1st Edition

Gary D. Miner, Linda Miner, Darrell L. Dean

Productivity Press
January 24, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 328 Pages - 20 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138581098 - CAT# K376245

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Summary

The U.S. healthcare system is in 'complete chaos-disarray.' Medical costs have increased significantly over the past 6 years with 70% increase for deductibles and 24% or more for health insurance premiums. All the while, workers earnings have either not increased or if they did, the pay raises were for less than the increase in the cost of medical care. The situation is unstainable and the public is ‘disgusted’ and wants the system fixed. This book offers ways of fixing the problems in the healthcare.

Healthcare’s Out Sick first defines the ‘healthcare in crisis’ problem. Through real patient experiences, the book describes the difficulties of getting through the maze of complexity among the plethora of 'silo providers' which make up the industry. The heart of the book provides readers with a comprehensive solution that can work, a disruption that is necessary to provide Americans the medical care they need without the US public and healthcare providers and payors going into bankruptcy, insolvency or closure.

This book delves into digitized medicine, payor and provider reimbursement models and value-based healthcare delivery. It also includes a philosophy or mode of thinking and operation for the solutions that are needed for diagnosis-effective, cost-effective, and time-efficient in healthcare delivery, of which digitized medicine, value-based care, and payor reimbursement modes are just some of the factors. The authors propose that the real solution involves having the patient at the center of the issues and changing from an archaic gold standard way of thinking to a ‘Predictive Analytic thinking’ where one gets at the real truth by doing ‘real science’ that in the end becomes effective not only for the population but for the individual person. This all leads to real person-centered and person-directed medicine and healthcare delivery.

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