Clinical CareBundled Payment Program Reduced Surgery Costs By 50%
The payment model assesses surgical necessity; bundles payments for certain elective surgical procedures; ensures appropriate site of care and use...
InnovationIT Contribution to Physician Burnout Remains a Problem
The EHR is only one form of burnout-inducing tech, says ER doc who doubles as CMO of CDS supplier.
FinanceBabylon Health Expands Value-Based Care Model in California
The expansion was unveiled just over a week after Babylon, headquartered in London, announced three U.S.-based members to its C-suite.
Revenue CycleBundled Payment Program Yields Big Savings for Commercially Insured Patients
There was an average savings of $16,144 per procedure when the surgery was performed through the Carrum Health program.
InnovationVirtual Care Key to Humana-Mercy Value-Based Contract
Medicare Advantage contract between Humana and Mercy expands to offer patients access to Mercy Virtual services. The arrangement is part...
TelehealthUsing Telehealth to Enable Value-Based Care
Healthcare executives see telehealth competency as a foundational block for value-based care.
Clinical CareBiden Urged to Boost Value-Based Care, Decrease Healthcare Costs
The leader of America's Physician Groups pushes for acceleration of the shift from the fee-for-service care model to value-based care.
FinanceSouthwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network Saved $52M in 2019
SWHR has saved almost $120 million since joining the Next Generation program in 2017.
FinanceU.S. Healthcare Spending Grew 4.6% in 2019, Hit $3.8T
The rate of growth in 2019 was down slightly from the 4.7% rate in 2018 and consistent with the average...
TechnologyTechnology Vendors Embrace Social Determinants of Health
New Chilmark Research report highlights the increasing integration of community organizations with EHRs and other healthcare IT products and services.
Clinical CareCoronavirus Pandemic Reshaping Future of Clinical Care
The pandemic is transforming care delivery through rapid adoption of telemedicine and shifting approaches to value-based care.
StrategyCMS Administrator Seema Verma Discusses Price Transparency, Value-based Care, and COVID-19
CMS Administrator Seema Verma spoke with HealthLeaders about healthcare policy less than a week before Election Day.