EHS Today-The Magazine for Environment, Health and Safety
Oct 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Cyndy Nayer
Value-based design is shaping healthcare, improving health and reducing the cost spike
Community Health: Imperative to Value. Cyndy Nayer, CEO and president of the Center for Health Value Innovation, writes, “Health management and health improvement within a community — or the absence thereof — are intrinsically tied to economic health. Right now, the rising cost of health care is a ticking time bomb in the U.S. economy. Fortunately, evidence exists to show that that businesses can employ specific, value-based design (VBD) levers to bring about health improvement and a significant reduction in health care costs.” Read more here.