Health Care Providers Embracing Cost-Saving Groups (USA Today)



Dartmouth Medical School Professor Elliott Fisher says health care providers recognize change is coming. (photo courtesy of Dartmouth Medical School.)

A Dartmouth Medical School professor says health care providers are embracing new organization methods as they try to control rising costs.

Elliott Fisher, who is also director of the Center for Population Health at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, told USA Today, “There’s broad agreement that the trajectory of the U.S. health care system is unsustainable. I think that almost every provider group, every physician, recognizes that change is coming.”

Read the full story, which was published on 07/26/11.

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