Rita E. Numerof, PhD

Rita E. Numerof, PhD, is the president of Numerof & Associates, a firm that helps businesses across the healthcare sector define and implement strategies for winning in dynamic markets. For more than 25 years, she has helped executives understand the implications of an evolving healthcare market. Working with leaders in the healthcare space, she has consulted with everyone from top academic and community hospital systems, payers, and Fortune 500 pharmaceutical, device, and diagnostics companies. She is the coauthor of several books, most recently, "Bringing Value to Healthcare: Practical Steps for Getting to a Market-Based Model" (2016).

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Humana CEO Says Health Care Will Never Be the Same, Here's Why He's Right

June 28, 2020

Rita E. Numerof, PhD, is the president of Numerof & Associates, a firm that helps businesses across the healthcare sector define and implement strategies for winning in dynamic markets. For more than 25 years, she has helped executives understand the implications of an evolving healthcare market. Working with leaders in the healthcare space, she has consulted with everyone from top academic and community hospital systems, payers, and Fortune 500 pharmaceutical, device, and diagnostics companies. She is the coauthor of several books, most recently, "Bringing Value to Healthcare: Practical Steps for Getting to a Market-Based Model" (2016).

Healthcare "Excellence&quot Will Only Come from a Better Business Model

October 19, 2019

“Excellence” doesn’t come solely from targeted efforts at extracting wasteful spending. True “excellence” comes from health systems making fundamental changes to the way they do business, namely by adopting a market-based model in which costs are connected to quality and providers are therefore held accountable for the outcomes they produce.

These 3 Things Will Solve Surprise Bills Better Than Any New Legislation

May 29, 2019

If we had a consumer-centered, market-based model that required transparency in costs and quality, accountability across the continuum with payments tied to outcomes, and real competition based on data that is made available in consumer-friendly ways, we wouldn't have the problem with surprise bills we see today.