Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Mar 12

Incorporating Value Into Physician Payment and Patient Cost Sharing

Song Z, Navathe AS, Emanuel EJ, Volpp KG. 

American Journal of Managed Care, March 2018. 

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ABSTRACT: 

The United States is simultaneously moving toward value-based payments for populations and precision medicine for individuals. During this evolution, innovations in payment and delivery that enhance tailoring of treatments to individuals while improving the value of care are needed. We propose one such innovation that would allow physician payment and patient cost sharing to better reflect the value of care by allowing the appropriateness of a service for a given patient in a given clinical situation to play a more meaningful role in the design of such incentives. We introduce the idea of a payment modifier, based on indication and appropriateness, and discuss its advantages and challenges to implementation.

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Mar 12

The Real Cost of the US Health Care System


Mar 12

Characteristics of Hospitals Earning Savings in the First Year of Mandatory Bundled Payment for Hip and Knee Surgery

Navathe AS, Liao JM, Shah Y, Lyon Z, Chatterjee P, Polsky D, Emanuel EJ. 

JAMA, March 2018.

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Mar 12

Does Medicine Overemphasize IQ?

Emanuel EJ, Gudbransen E. 

JAMA, February 2018. 

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In this Viewpoint, Ezekiel Emanuel argues that emotional intelligence (EQ) is as important as IQ for the effective practice of medicine and calls for medical schools to evaluate the EQ of applicants and provide opportunities to enhance EQ among medical students.

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Mar 12

Volume Increases and Shared Decision-making in Joint Replacement Bundles

Navathe AS, Liao SM, Emanuel EJ. 

Annals of Surgery, January 2018.

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Mar 12

Reforming American Medical Education

The Milbank Quarterly, December 2017

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Tags: Health Care

Mar 12

Measuring the Burden of Health Care Costs on US Families: The Affordable Index

Emanuel EJ, Glickman A, Johnson D. 

JAMA, November 2017

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This Viewpoint proposes a new Affordability Index measure, the ratio of the mean cost of an employer-sponsored family health insurance policy divided by median household income, to describe US families’ ability to pay for health care.

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