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s+b’s coverage spans the entire range of topics that affect the healthcare industry, from payors and providers to the pharmaceutical industry and biotech. Articles include analyses of healthcare-reform initiatives, trends in medical benefits, and national healthcare costs, as well as specific topics such as health spending accounts, pharmacies, hospitals, and healthcare industry business models.


The Future of
Is Teal

Organizations are moving forward along an evolutionary spectrum, toward self-management, wholeness, and a deeper sense of purpose.

Mark Bertolini’s

For Aetna’s CEO, the lauded move to raise employee wages is just part of a broader strategy to adapt to changes in healthcare.

The Future of
Health Is More,
Better, Cheaper

Doctors and patients are starting to use digital tools to manage healthcare more efficiently, but the current environment remains disjointed.

How Engineering
Principles Can
Improve Healthcare

This four-part approach can help outpatient clinics treat more patients with the same facility and staff.

Staking Your Claim in the Healthcare Gold Rush

Revolutionary changes in the delivery, financing, and management of healthcare present a choice: Do you want to be a gold miner or a bartender?

A Diagnosis for Personalized Medicine

The emergence of new technologies could convince physicians and insurers that patient-specific healthcare is here to stay.

Healthcare Shifts from à la Carte to Prix Fixe

A bundled approach to treatment offers higher quality, lower costs, and a better experience for patients.

Putting an I in Healthcare

The days of the disengaged health consumer are numbered. Consumerization will transform healthcare systems, involving individuals as never before in the management of their own care.

s+b Trend Watch: Big Pharma’s Potential in Emerging Markets

Emerging economies are becoming the industry's best hope for growth.

Best Business Books 2012: Healthcare

Beyond the Rhetoric of Reform

A Strategist’s Guide to Personalized Medicine

Breakthroughs in pharmaceutical innovation are poised to change the prevailing business model of the industry — with dramatic effects on healthcare costs and practice.

IT and Healthcare: Evolving Together at the Cleveland Clinic

Martin Harris, MD, chief information officer of one of the world’s most innovative hospital systems, describes how medical IT helps providers engage consumers and cut costs.

Big Pharma’s Uncertain Future

The business model that drove the major drugmakers’ success isn’t working anymore. The survivors will be those that make smart strategic bets supported by winning capabilities.
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