Search Tag: Value Based Healthcare

Executive Health Management

Why is value-based healthcare not saving money?

2018 10 Jul

Amidst rising health costs in the U.S., researchers have examined the role of value-based care and competition in the cost equation. They found that across 900 different markets, value-based payment models had not produced the expected reductions in costs, mainly because many markets have few value-based options available. In addition, many of... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 25 Jul

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded.   One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two:... Read more

Health Management

The Road Ahead

2017 07 May

Value Based Healthcare and HIT   It has been more than 10 years since Michael E. Porter  and Elizabeth Teisberg published their seminal book Redefining Health Care, which laid down the foundation for the revolutionary and evolutionary concept of Value Based Healthcare (VBHC).   Both starting and ending with the patient experience, VBHC has... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA16: Radiologists as Drivers of Value-Based Healthcare

2016 06 Dec

Radiologists can and should drive value-based healthcare, and they have a significant role to play in the path to transforming healthcare to a value basis, says Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, CEO of University of Utah Healthcare. Lee shared the University of Utah health system's journey towards value-based healthcare with delegates to the Radiological Society... Read more

Executive Health Management

VBC: Making Changes that Last

2016 28 Nov

Value based care has been triggering big changes across the healthcare sector. When the results start to show in the form of better patient outcomes, it is important to have a framework ready to support the changes to prevent slipping back into the old way of operating. In an article from Harvard Business Review , the Institute for Healthcare... Read more

Health Management

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

2016 25 Aug

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic imaging in the out of hospital (outpatient) environment. In ‏Australia and Italy, it is not uncommon to find imaging centres in shopping ‏malls, a concept which is anathema to both the United Kingdom & South ‏Africa. A shift from hospital based imaging services to a mixed... Read more