Bending the Cost Curve is a global symposium series designed to create a network for sharing global best practices that can "bend the cost curve" while increasing access and quality in healthcare.
PwC's David Levy speaks with Dr. York Chow, former Secretary of Health, Welfare and Food in Hong Kong about the country's partnership with the private sector to introduce a health protection scheme and why its citizens benefit.
In this video, Dr. Nirav Shah, New York State's Commissioner of Health, explains the three factors enabling New York state to save US$34.3 billion over the next five years with real-life anecdotes.
Dr. Nirav Shah discusses the high-impact changes that reduced the growth rate of Medicaid spending from 13% to 4% annually. Measures include: targeting over-utilization; focusing on primary care, IT and prevention; and the end of fee-for-service.
Dr. Bruce Leff of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, talks with Ronald Ling, PwC's Asia Healthcare leader, about the Medicare Innovations Collaborative (MedIC), a US project that offers a new approach on caring for the elderly.
PwC partner Ian Wootton and Lady Neelam Sekhri-Feachem, CEO of Healthcare Redesign Group focus on the public-private partnership (PPP) in Alzira, Spain, and the key ingredients necessary to make a PPP work.
PwC's Barbara Pitts speaks with Peter MacLeod from MASS LBP about a process undertaken in Canada's Ontario province to engage the citizenry there about the status of the publically funded health system and how to improve it. Mr. MacLeod explains the major outcomes including the need to get serious about preventive health, addressing chronic diseases, and the use of more paraprofessionals.
PwC's Dr David Levy, discusses with the Right Honourable Alan Milburn, former UK Secretary of State for Health about how private and public sectors need to collaborate in order to bend the cost curve in healthcare.
Funds are running out to support current healthcare regimes in developed countries. But according to a conversation between PwC's Global Healthcare leader, Dr. David Levy, and the Right Honourable Alan Milburn, former UK Secretary of State for Health, growth markets may be the next leaders in implementing innovative healthcare models.
On November 2011, Dr. Sarah Muttit, Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Health Holdings, Singapore, discusses with PwC's Ronald Ling about Singapore's National Electronic Health Records and key lessons surrounding its development.
PwC's Dr. David Levy, Global Healthcare leader and Dr. Steven Shapiro, Chief Medical Officer of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) discuss the pivotal role UPMC has played in revitalizing the city of Pittsburgh and in creating a sustainable healthcare economy.
The Right Honourable Alan Milburn, former UK Secretary of State for Health, and Sir Richard Feachem discuss how public and private sectors are recognising the advantages each has to offer. This is driving innovation and investments in PPPs, they say, which is improving outcomes around the world in both developed and developing markets.
Sir Richard Feachem meets with the Honorable Minister Timothy Thahane to discuss the innovative move in Lesotho to form a partnership between the public and private sectors. Minister Thahane offers transferable lessons for success and explains the benefits in partnering with the private sector.
Dr. David Levy, PwC Global Healthcare Leader, meets with Dr. Richard Friedland, CEO of Netcare, to discuss why they partnered with the Lesotho government, forming the largest public-private partnership in South Africa. Dr. Friedland explains the benefits and risks involved with PPPs, as well as the long-term advantages for patients, including improved healthcare at a lower cost.
PwC Global Healthcare Leader Dr. David Levy discusses with Sangita Reddy from Apollo Health about how mobile health can bring healthcare within reach of millions of poorer rural dwellers in India.
Dr. David Levy, PwC Global Healthcare Leader, asks Dr. Anand Iyer to explain the history and current status of WellDoc Inc., a company that has made a positive impact on the management of chronic illnesses. By improving patient care, WellDoc has managed to decrease costs and shift from a traditional doctor-visit model to a modern patient-centric one.
PwC’s Denis von Hoesslin speaks with Thierry Zylberberg of Orange Healthcare (part of France Telecom) about how SMS technology can fight the spread of counterfeit drugs. Mr. Zylberberg explains the benefits of mHealth, and key lessons for success.
PwC's Mark Claassen and Dr. Sven Rohte of Daman National Health Insurance Company discuss the thinking behind Abu Dhabi’s shift to provide universal healthcare to nationals and expatriates, started in 2005. Dr. Rohte explains the obstacles and benefits of this change, and the state of Abu Dhabi today.