My colleague J.P. Warner kindly invited me to a recent virtual meeting of the Codman Shoulder Society that he founded. There I met Professor Robert Kaplan from the Harvard Business School. The topic of the meeting was Innovation and Value. Professor Kaplan's presentation was crisp, to the point and engaging.
He defines value as the following quotient
and he points out that
As suggested by Professor Kaplan, one can imagine an analogous radar chart that would compare the preoperative, in hospital and postoperative costs as well as the improvements in patient self-assessed comfort and function.
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