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Health Management

Meetbaar Beter: Value-Based Healthcare for Heart Patients

2017 16 Feb

Introduction   Meetbaar Beter (En: Measurably Better) is a doctor-driven and patient-focused initiative with strong scientific roots that aims to improve the transparency and quality of cardiovascular care in the Netherlands.   Meetbaar Beter has become an international best practice in the implementation of value-based healthcare (VBHC). The... Read more

Health Management

Value in Cardiology

2017 16 Feb

Is value in cardiology well understood?   When we consider value we are focused on improving quality and lowering costs. In cardiology we have a long history in the development and implementation of quality measures. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has been a leader in the development of quality measures, practice guidelines and appropriate... Read more

Cardiology Management

Transforming Cardiovascular Care

2016 26 Apr

Cardiologists and other healthcare professionals are inundated with more information than ever, are facing changes in reimbursement and practice patterns and are undertaking more administrative/nonclinical duties. Richard A. Chazal, MD, FACC, of Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, Fla., acknowledged these issues and more in an editorial published... Read more