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Author: Stephanie Libby

By Al Lewis Aside from the many antediluvian wellness promoters still claiming that our healthcare problems can be solved by browbeating employees into eating more broccoli, there is a legitimate debate between: (1)   those who argue that the system is corrupt because pricing is out of control vs. (2)   those...

Empowering Employers to seize control of heath care cost, quality and spending Portsmouth, N.H. – (August 15, 2019) – Validation Institute, an independent, objective, 3rd party organization focused on changing health care, is pleased to announce that employer members of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health...

Portsmouth, N.H. – (June 20, 2019) – Validation Institute, an independent, objective, 3rd party organization focused on changing healthcare, brought together industry experts and Human Resources leaders at the Fedex Institute of Technology in Memphis on June 19, 2019.   More than 50 attendees immersed themselves in...

By Brian Klepper, PhD   It’s no secret that conventional U.S. health care arrangements have been ineffective in controlling health care costs. In 2008, the consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers estimated that more than half (54.5%) of all American health care spending delivers no value, and health care spending...

Al Lewis By way of background, there are two things you need to know before launching into this Valid Points article: Livongo, a venture-capital funded diabetes management company, recently published a study in the Journal of Medical Economics alleging a significant savings in diabetes-related spending for...