Search Tag: Value-Based Care

IMAGING Management

COVID-19: Opportunity to Reduce Low-Value Practices in Oncology

2020 09 Jul

COVID-19 has brought significant challenges to the practice of oncology. In order to prevent the transmission of infection, patient flow to cancer centres and hospitals has been reduced and in-person visits are being substituted with electronic and/or telehealth consultations. The frequency of follow-up visits has also been reduced as has surveillance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top of Mind 2020: Patient Engagement, Data Analytics and Precision Medicine

2019 19 Nov

With the ongoing transition to value-based care, the importance of technology is growing, for patient engagement increase, data management for informed decision-making and introduction of more effective treatments. However, the advancement of all these is complicated by limited resources and lack of reimbursement. Such are the conclusions of the... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Importance of Meaningful Innovation in Healthcare

2019 02 Oct

Driving Toward the Goals of the Quadruple Aim Innovation comes in many forms and for many reasons. It can spur positive change or can extend beyond “change” to “disruption” of an industry. It can be a metamorphosis, or simply an alteration to an existing process. It can be designed to make jobs easier, achieve better results, or increase connectivity.... Read more

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Feb

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Health Management

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

2017 16 Feb

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their seminal 2006 book, Redefining Health Care. At the time, several sceptics raised questions about the evidence and practicality of its prescriptions. One reviewer noted, “There are few data to support their concepts. … no one has tried anything like the approaches they suggest.” A... Read more

Health Management

Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery

2017 16 Feb

Around the world, value-based care delivery is gaining adherents (New Zealand Ministry of Health 2016; King’s Health Partners 2016). Improving value—health outcomes that matter to patients for the cost of delivering those outcomes—is now widely recognised as a critical objective of health care reform. Since the publication of Redefining health care (Porter... Read more