For Hospitals and Insurers, New Fervor to Cut Costs

The NY time report that UCLA Health System: ” By enrolling young patients with complex and expensive diseases in a program called a medical home, the system tries to ensure that doctors spend more time with patients and work more closely with parents to coordinate care. The program has cut emergency room visits by slightly more than half.

The effort is part of a much broader ambition by UCLA Health System to reduce its costs by 30 percent, or hundreds of millions of dollars, over the next five years, according to Dr. David T. Feinberg, the system’s president.” More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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