In baseball, high-salaried home run sluggers have always gotten the glory. The equivalent in health-care may be high-priced drugs and medical specialties that help save lives in critical cases.
But 20 years ago, there was a big shift baseball. Leveraging data analytics, the Oakland A’s found success with undervalued players, who reliably hit singles and doubles to rack up runs. Chronicled in Michael Lewis’ “Moneyball,” their story ushered in a new era in the game.