Potential Savings from Improvements in Healthcare Quality and Safety
Quality and safety initiatives can help reduce unnecessary medical spending, estimated at more than $400 billion annually or 16 percent of healthcare spending.
Related Information: Blue Surgical Safety ChecklistSM, Blue Distinction®
Source: PricewaterhouseCooper's Health Research Institute (2009) The Price of Excess: Identifying Waste in Healthcare Spending.
Improving Access to
- Percentage of U.S. Population with Health Insurance
- Percentage of Employers Offering Health Benefits
- Breakdown of the Uninsured
Keeping Healthcare Affordable
Improving Quality and Safety