Medica Research Institute
Medica Research Institute is a non-profit, research organization determined to improve health outcomes for all, especially the most vulnerable through advancing knowledge that informs value-based healthcare and accountable communities for health. We are committed to contributing to evidence through independent, data-driven health services research that is placed in the public domain.
August 16, 2017
We all shop. Every day we decide which products and services to buy. But shopping for medical care, typically, has been different.
March 30, 2017
Have retail clinics changed the structure of our health system? Have they changed the way players in the system compete or interact with each other?
January 15, 2017
There are upwards of 408 “dedicated” internet sites that invite consumers to provide feedback on their experiences in physician offices. The lure of these sites for consumers is that they can see what others are saying about specific physicians.
January 03, 2017
A look at value-based insurance design, and how it provides a way to reduce financial barriers to care for people with chronic conditions.
December 24, 2016
How, or if, America will ultimately achieve better integration of medical and social services is an open question.
December 07, 2016
It seems intuitive that people with higher incomes enjoy better health. But for researchers, this general relationship raises many questions, not the least of which relates to â€œcausality.â€