Search Tag: value-based care

Executive Health Management

Real Cost of Value-Based Care

2016 13 Sep

Three designated outcomes saw significant improvements following implementation of an analytic tool that allocates clinical care costs and quality measures to individual patient encounters according to a study appearing in JAMA.   The three outcomes were total joint replacement, laboratory testing among medical inpatients and sepsis management.   Fee-for-service... Read more

Executive Health Management

Further 2016

2016 03 Jun

further 2016, Valence Health’s fourth annual industry conference dedicated to exploring strategic and operational issues of value-based care and reimbursement models. From clinical integration, to shared risk, to provider-sponsored health plans, further 2016 will explore all aspects of value-based care and risk-based contracting. Designed exclusively... Read more

Health Management

Radiology in the Care Continuum

2016 27 Feb

Where do you see radiology’s place in the care continuum? I see radiologists as fundamental and integral to the care continuum. Traditionally, rounds ended in the radiology department. There was a sense that you had not completed the task of evaluating the patient without bringing the radiologist into the conversation. We need to return to that. Recently I... Read more

IT Management

Population Health Lagging: Confused Implementation Strategy

2016 09 Feb

In the U.S., a national study has found slow progress in implementing population health management even though healthcare providers believe it will be important for future market success. The study synthesises survey responses from more than 300 executives and in-depth interviews with more than 100 key decision makers across U.S. healthcare delivery... Read more

IT Management

4 Ways to Successful PHM Management

2016 26 Jan

Healthcare leaders who are flexible and innovative can help advance the goals of population health management (PHM), including better health, better care, and lower costs. An article in Executive Insight discusses four leadership imperatives that will spur progress towards meeting these goals. Imperative 1. Commit to a New View of HealthcarePart of... Read more

IT Management

Changes Ahead for 'Confusing' Meaningful Use

2016 19 Jan

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt has hinted at changes as the healthcare industry embraces the value-based reimbursement scheme. For one, 2016 would likely see the end of the Meaningful Use programme — an electronic health records mandate and incentive programme that healthcare providers put millions into.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Frugal Innovation to Overhaul for Healthcare

2015 28 Sep

Aetna's "frugal innovation" strategy is helping transform the health insurer's current fee-for-service reimbursement model, which is both inefficient and expensive, to a value-based care model, according to a strategy+business blog article. The new approach is anchored on a pay-for-performance system that rewards providers for successful health outcomes... Read more

IT Management

Bespoke Software Program Cuts Costs

2015 20 Sep

With increasing emphasis on value-based care, hospitals are coming under pressure to find ways to optimise staff and resource utilisation that leads to improved care quality and cost reduction. To save costs, hospitals must first find out exactly how much they are spending.A bespoke software program has helped the University of Utah Healthcare with... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Healthcare Leaders Can Balance Planning

2015 26 Jun

"Visual impairment" is a major issue in healthcare globally, according to healthcare policy expert Paul Keckley, PhD. It is for this reason that many healthcare leaders do not have a clear view of the industry's long-term future.Dr. Keckley says many healthcare organisations are "nearsighted" — their field of vision is too narrow. These organisations... Read more

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