Evidence-based value and access strategies
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Case Study: Health System Evolution


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For a large biotechnology company, Compass conducted exploratory research on the effect of the Affordable Care Act on specialists

Situation:
Client requested initial research to understand the impact to specialists of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act

Key Objective:

  • Conduct exploratory research to understand the current and anticipated impact of healthcare reform provisions on providers and their treatment of patients
  • Identify hypotheses for further testing in a larger scale research project

Methodology:
In-depth interviews with 15 specialists and 5 practice managers from multiple settings

Results:

  • Compass and the client identified few issues to address immediately
  • Compass identified hypotheses for further research
Sample Deliverable
Exploratory research with neurologists was organized into likely domains of impact according to provisions of the Affordable Care Act

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