- Being distracted for just 2.8 seconds doubles the likelihood of an error; and
- 73% of workplace slips, trips, and falls occur because the person is distracted.
The most profound thing you can say at the end of an argument is, “I was wrong.”
Think about the last time you said those words. How did you get there? Who did you say it to? What did you learn?
Adam Grant defines critical thinking as “approaching new information with a mix of curiosity and doubt,” and gauging:
- the credibility of the source,
- the rigor of the logic, and
- the validity of the evidence.
Now, think about the last time you ended an argument by saying (out loud or to yourself), “I was right.” Did you check the source, the logic, and the evidence?
Critical thinking is almost guaranteed to be found by the time we say, “I was wrong.” I’m not so sure that’s the case when we say, “I was right.”
Let’s be wrong more often.
Increasingly, employers are recognizing that to impact the quality and cost of healthcare – their strategy must start by rethinking primary care. In this Volume we look at 3 new models of “direct to employer” primary care that provide better, more robust care and are proving effective in bending down employer’s healthcare cost trend.
This Volume features insights and analysis on the growing stop loss marketplace. Consistent increases in the amount and severity of large claims are driving significant and persistent growth in stop loss premiums for employers. Check out Volume 3 for more insight and analysis into what is driving this important trend in the health insurance marketplace.
Yes, you read that right – Google has announced a new company called Coefficient that is tackling the stop loss insurance space. In Volume II of our Business. More Clearly. series we give you insight on what Google is up to (and how Lacher is involved), and an update on the COVID-19 impact on healthcare claims.
COVID-19 has impacted how we project healthcare claims in several important ways.
Volume 1 in our Business. More. Clearly. synthesizes the insights of the recent Milliam Report to detail the specific adjustments we are making to account for these impacts, and better estimate healthcare claims for businesses.