Employers have a big influence on how and whether we accelerate value-based care. Employers shoulder the biggest share of national health care costs, which rise faster annually than overall inflation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended health care in America. The 31 multi-specialty medical groups that are part of the CAPP are at the forefront of the battle for their patients’ lives.
Austin Regional Clinic is a multispecialty medical group with a foundation of physician leadership, integrated systems, and coordinated care which proved indispensable in this current health crisis.
Over late 2019 and early 2020, CAPP partnered with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions to conduct listening sessions with employers and health care purchasers across the U.S.
Sharp Rees-Stealy swung into action during the pandemic, ensuring those who might be infected with COVID-19 could be seen and treated safely, and providing a safe environment for routine patient care.
Federal Flexibility for Care Delivery Innovation Should Outlast COVID-19 Emergency: The Case for Hospital-at-Home
In March 2020, as epidemiologists were predicting surging cases of COVID-19 illness, a host of regulatory barriers were removed to enable the delivery of care outside acute care hospital settings.
Ingredients for Success in Value-based Payment: The Case of Medicare Advantage “Stars” Quality Ratings
A recent study in "Medical Care" suggests that health plans that contract with physicians who are more exposed to the quality measures established under a value arrangement are more likely to succeed.
In 2009, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts launched a value-based payment model. Researchers analyzed eight years of data and found spending was lower and quality higher than the control group.
Delirium affects more than 7 million post-operative patients annually. In fact, it occurs in 29 to 64 percent of elderly patients. JAMA reports it also contributes about $164 billion in [...]