As organizations pursue clinical integration strategies, many are asking whether they should build or buy clinical services, or align with providers to offer a comprehensive portfolio of services.
Patient complexity is one of the biggest factors reshaping the health care industry, but it’s not top of mind for most hospitals. That’s going to change rapidly as value-based principles and capitated models take hold, incentivizing hospitals to limit inappropriate health care utilization.
The final rule features modifications based on more than 400 public comments.
With CMS rolling out its first mandatory bundled payment program (CCJR), are other specialties, like cardiology, next in line?
The CCJR Model from CMS is bringing mandatory bundled payments to many orthopedic programs across the country.
Partnerships between urban and rural oncology programs can be incredibly valuable in a value-based world.
How specialists can help turn medical homes into medical neighborhoods to better coordinate patient care.
Oncology providers are facing increasing pressure from payors and patients to deliver high-quality care in an efficient and economical manner. The patient-centered specialty practice is one model that has shown promise in meeting these objectives.
Cardiology practices are adopting interesting and innovative care models. Pacific Heart Institute's "enhanced access" program is an example.
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