Breakthrough: Implementing Differentiation in Specialized Healthcare



Besides the primary care and chronical diseases where the proximity to the patient is leading there is also specialized healthcare where concentration of treatments helps to improve health and/or lowers costs. This concerns schedulable treatments where economies of scale can be realized. Further, there is and always will be a need for a very select number of top academic institutes. If it involves diagnoses and treatments which can be provided stand-alone this can be done in specialized hospitals to avoid complexity and overhead such as Narayana Hrudayalaya. If a concerns integrated treatments it can require broad general hospitals such as ThedaCare or academic hospitals such as Princess Margaret of Mayo Clinic.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zilveren Kruis, AchmeaAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.&samhoudUtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.AchmeaTilburgThe Netherlands

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