For decades, the U.S. healthcare system has been one of the world’s most expensive and inefficient. But there's another side to the story, as laid out in the report "How Much Could the World Save Through Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models?" Prepared for the January 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the report explains how a handful of U.S. healthcare providers and insurers have developed new models of care delivery based on the idea that the best way to reduce the cost of healthcare is to keep people healthy. The most effective of these new models offer a host of lessons to national health systems as they address their own issues of cost, quality, and sustainability.
A World of Savings
How much could the world save by adopting the basic strategies of patient-centered, value-based care? Oliver Wyman analysts modeled the potential impact of just three in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the remaining nations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Click the buttons below to view results.