A recent study stated that 1 in 5 readmissions was potentially preventable. This leads to increased costs and poorer outcomes for the patients. When we look at some of the causes of readmission, the solution may be within value-based care models.
Healthcare is currently serving 5 generations who have different experiences, expectations, and needs. As the industry continues to shift to VBC models, they need to also take into account these differences.
Value-Based Care programs have already proven to decrease healthcare costs and improve quality. Yet, there is more that can be done through these programs to increase savings and improve quality of care.
When referring a patient to a specialist, a lot more needs to be considered than just if that specialist is in-network. The right technology and incorporating the right data can get patients to the right specialist.
Protected Health Information (PHI) has become more vulnerable to today’s aggressive hackers. The response must be proactive protection of patient data.
CMS will be launching a radiation oncology bundle in 2022. As we help our clients who have already taken the step to implement such bundles, we are seeing the clinical and financial benefits for both the payer and provider.
The shift in total joint replacement procedures from inpatient to Ambulatory Surgery Centers has the potential to reduce costs while maintaining at least the same level of quality outcomes. However, patients and doctors still need to look at the potential risks involved.
The exorbitant cost of healthcare in the U.S. doesn’t always equate to the best healthcare quality. A value-based care model focuses on whether appropriate care was provided and if it was effective. Here are the main ways healthcare quality can be measured.
As we prepare to return to a post-Covid19 normal, we’re reflecting on what we learned from our work-at-home experience. While it’s difficult to replace face-to-face interaction, the opportunity to be fully remote allowed us to strengthen our relationships and enhance our ability to collaborate effectively across telecommunication mediums.