The transition to a value-based environment is pushing forward, and it is time for all healthcare organizations to join the movement and begin designing strategies to become value-based enterprises. The evolutionary changes brought on by the shift to value require revolutionary changes for healthcare providers. This article focuses specifically on physician organizations and the best practices they must adopt to develop the foundational attributes necessary to lead the transition to value.
Designing IT solutions for a particular accountable care program can be challenging because programs are highly individualized in their organizational structure, financial risk arrangements, and clinical requirements. Here we clarify key IT considerations and requirements for accountable care programs.
To help our clients navigate the transition from volume to value, ECG created a framework based on five foundational attributes that will characterize the successful value-based enterprise.
Shrinking margins and financial pressures have led pediatric providers to revisit long-standing affiliation agreements and explore new modes of partnership. A similar dynamic has unfolded with regard to research enterprises, leading some children’s hospitals to pursue partnerships with nontraditional sources – such as pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
Engagement beyond the office setting requires the willingness and ability of patients to transmit health information back and forth with their providers through an electronic medium. Personal health-monitoring apps stand at the intersection of patient and provider needs.
ECG has a front row view of how reform and the transition to value-based care are playing out across the country. Here are some of the prominent themes we are observing.
The 2015 Thought Leadership Compendium is a compilation of industry knowledge authored or presented by ECG consultants during the 2014 calendar year.
Children’s hospitals and academic institutions have traditionally enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship. But this arrangement has been such a natural fit for so long that the agreements governing such relationships often go unexamined.
Integrating medical devices with your EHR is a step toward making your practice more efficient and your patients healthier.
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