How can management cure health care's ills? If you need the best practices and ideas for transforming health care--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are 10 inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. The HBR articles in this collection propose several remedies: organizing doctors into teams, focusing incentives on patients' recovery, saving lives and dollars by designing clearer work processes,sharing knowledge through industry networks, knocking down barriers to innovation in funding, policy, and technology, treating common ailments with simpler interventions, bridging the divide between clinicians and administrators, and ramping up R&D productivity by returning power to scientists.
This collection includes these best-selling HBR articles: "Turning Doctors into Leaders," "Health Care Needs a New Kind of Hero: An Interview with Atul Gawande," "Fixing Health Care on the Front Lines," "Fixing Health Care from the Inside, Today," "Kaiser Permanente's Innovation on the Front Lines," "Why Innovation in Health Care Is So Hard," "Will Disruptive Innovations Cure Health Care?" "Saving Money, Saving Lives," "Rebuilding the R&D Engine in Big Pharma," and "Community Relations 2.0."