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Goldsmith Study of Integrated Delivery Networks
Released on February 25, 2015

In collaboration with Lawton R Burns of Wharton, Jeff Goldsmith completed a study of the social benefits and market effects of Integrated Delivery Networks for a study panel of the National Academy of Social Insurance. This study examines the literature on these powerful systems, which operate some of the nation's finest hospitals, as well as analyzes publicly available information on their financial and quality performance. Trevor Goldsmith and Aditi Sen of Wharton provided superb research support and are co-authors of this report.

Integrated Deliver Networks: In Search of Benefits and Market Effects



Jeff Goldsmith Joins Board of Charlottesville's Live Arts

In June, Jeff Goldsmith joined the Board of Live Arts, Charlottesville's exceptional community theater. Live Arts is celebrating its 25th anniversary. While it retains professional management, it relies on community volunteers both to stage and perform dramatic events-comedies, drama and musicals- to off Broadway production standards. Mr. Goldsmith will serve on Live Arts Finance committee.

New Lecture Topics

Health reform has collided with a maturing market for health services to produce unprecedented stress on those who provide care. At the same time, the rising cost of care and the lingering effects of a serious economic crisis have frightened American families and created real concerns about how many people can afford to use the health system.

Jeff Goldsmith has produced a new series of lectures on this turbulent time: The Tragedy of Health Reform (about the stumbling implementation of ObamaCare), Slouching Toward Value (about the search for new,value-based healthcare payment models), Is the Health Cost Dragon Dead or Just Sleeping (about the remarkable pause in health cost growth and what it and Can Hospitals Survive? (about the economic vise gripping American hospitals and what they can do to cope with the resulting pressures). Click on topics of interest and read about these thought provoking new talks. . .



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