Life Science & Health

”Health care historically has been a very siloed field that’s organized around medical specialties – urology, cardiac surgery, and so forth – and around the supply of these specialty services. The patient is the ping-pong ball that moves from service to service” – Prof. Michael E. Porter, MD

Why do you need value in health care?

Professionals in healthcare face many challenges today. We believe that Value Based Health Care (VBHC) is the answer to meeting those challenges. It is a framework for restructuring health care systems around the globe with the overarching goal of value for patients through the full cycle of care.

Optimising Health Care

Who is it for?

We provide expertise to enable medical professionals, academic professionals, patient organizations, educators, healthcare managers, government officials, health insurers, and industrial innovators to work on value based health care. We provide consultancy for the health sector by helping you translate your vision into concrete actions that can be applied in pratice.

Our approach

The Decision Group  employs a unique implementation approach in which the focus is placed on results and organizational culture

Our thought leaders

In 2006, Michael Porter and Elisabeth Teisberg launched their book redefining healthcare. From that day, the Decision Group has helped put VBHC to work in healthcare. The framework, concepts, practices, theories and tools of Value Based Healthcare (VBHC) are described by Prof. Porter in his famous article in the New England Journal of Medicine (Porter, M.E. 2010).

Expertise in Health

We provide a hands-on approach in all areas of of our Health Care expertise:

  • Hospital or medical department strategy
  • Business model development for practice units
  • In-depth knowledge on developing hospital quality measures
  • Expertise in Time-driven Activity Based costing, a proven method to determine real cost
  • Action Learning Programs on change, translating theory into daily practice


The Decision Group has over 12 years of experience in VBHC. We bring our international network of experts and partners to every project. We build upon our experience and continuously develop our approach in light of the latest insights. Over the years, The Decision Group executed over 150 unique VBHC implementation projects. Many organizations have adopted the Value-Based Health Care Concept for different medical conditions, since its inception in 2006.

Elements of VBHC

  1. Organize care around medical conditions
  2. Measure outcomes & costs for every patient
  3. Aligining reimbursement with value
  4. Systems integration
  5. Geography of care
  6. Information technology

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