December 9, 2014

The focus on transparency springs from a convergence of trends toward shifting the burden of costs and expanding the ability of consumers to make health care decisions. Increasingly, consumers want to know how much a procedure will cost, and they want to compare the quality, safety, and outcomes of providers.

In Trustee Magazine’s Web Exclusive, Transparency, Transformation, and Trust, Senior Consultant Jill Sackman and Business Analyst Dan King discuss the challenges associated with the growing demand for transparency. They also provide six steps hospitals and systems should take to support cost and quality transparency and remain competitive.