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Tag: Outcomes

Addressing the epidemic of diet-related disease

January 5th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

The prevention and management of chronic health conditions will have the greatest impact on reducing healthcare costs, improving quality of life and reducing mortality.  A 2017 RAND study estimates that […]

Hospitals and health systems address impact of social determinants and other non-medical factors

December 13th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]

Article: Paying for Outcomes, Not Performance: Lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System

With Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Averill, MS

This article from Richard Averill, MS and Norbert Goldfield, MD describes the future of payment reform in health care.

How can we match the right resources and interventions to patient needs? Better risk stratification

September 11th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With the unrelenting pressure to reduce unnecessary costs in healthcare delivery and despite (or maybe because of) the lack of clear direction from the federal government, Medicaid plans across the […]

Article: Next steps on value-based insurance design

With Steve Delaronde

In this article, Steve Delaronde describes the current state of value-based insurance design and the future of pilot programs.

Know your analytics! (And watch out for the inside change-up)

August 23rd, 2017 / By Jeremy Zasowski

If I told you that Dustin Pedroia, the second baseman for the Boston Red Sox, currently had a batting average of .303 this season, could you predict what he’s going […]

Empathy leads to better experiences in health care

August 9th, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

How can user experience designers who don’t have clinical backgrounds work to create better experiences for healthcare providers, payers and patients? Design is about understanding the emotions of the user, […]

Payer-provider collaboration fosters market strength

June 21st, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Profitability for a health plan used to be a factor of actuarial skill and efficient operations. Insurers tended to invest in technology to increase the efficiency of call centers, contract […]

Video: What They’re Watching: Jack Ijams

When healthcare moves from a volume-based payment system to a value-based payment system, data is the gasoline in the tank. Without that data, we don’t have the ability consistently measure […]

Rethinking evaluation and management services in EHR documentation

June 12th, 2017 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

I don’t know about you, but I am sure my physicians spend more time typing into their computer than talking with me, except for two that come to mind immediately—one […]

Book Review: An American Sickness by Elizabeth Rosenthal, M.D.

June 5th, 2017 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD

“In the past quarter century, the American medical system has stopped focusing on health or even science. Instead it attends more or less single-mindedly to its own profits.” So begins […]

Value-based Insurance Design – The next steps

June 1st, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

Value-based Insurance Design (VBID) is an approach used by healthcare payers to promote a patient’s use of high-value services. Conversely, it can also be used to discourage the use of […]