Paying for value. I’m overwhelmed. Please read this.

Society for Participatory Medicine

As you may know from previous posts, I sit as a patient/caregiver stakeholder on a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) technical expert panel (TEP) about Quality Measurement Development: Supporting Efficiency and Innovation in the Process of Developing CMS Quality Measures.

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Silicon Valley’s health-tech start-ups need to stop getting in so much trouble

Lloyd Price

The growth at all costs mindset isn’t going to work in this space,” said Billy Deitch, an investor at Oak HC/FT, a venture firm that focuses on health. “We Almost every week, there’s a new case of Medicare fraud (not always involving start-ups), much of it due to fraudulent billing. In Silicon Valley, Mark Zuckerberg’s declaration that engineers have to “move fast and break things” has been adopted by many start-ups that are trying to shake up the status quo.

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