As the healthcare industry transitions to value-based payment models, cardiology care providers, like other providers, are faced with a directive to reduce costs while meeting or exceeding quality metrics.
Where Are We Today? Imagine this scenario: At 2 a.m., a community hospital receives a patient with a head injury related to a motor vehicle accident. The hospital performs a CT scan on the patient, but does not have a neuroradiologist available and needs specialty advice. Following the potential patient transfer protocol, the ED […]
Located in Dayton, Ohio, the Juvenile Court is a division of the Montgomery County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas. In addition to two judges and nine magistrates, the court employs bailiffs, court reporters, judicial technicians and a large administrative staff. The court receives almost 16,000 referrals a year. They serve 120 youth per week in […]
In this opinion brief, Truven Health shares the US payer perspective on outcomes-based contracts — what it will take to make these innovative contracts meaningful, sustainable and scalable.
Does your quality performance measurement give you the full picture? It may be time to expand your metrics.
Atlanta-based DeKalb Medical knew there were still areas of operational and clinical performance that could be improved — they just needed help pinpointing opportunities.
As 2017 comes to an end, we’ve compiled the top 10 most popular value-based care posts for the year on Watson Health Perspectives, based on reader interest.
Building the right IT infrastructure is often the first step in developing population health management programs. While EHRs can provide a basic foundation, to truly understand the whole patient and the whole population, organizations must supplement their EHRs with the right IT solutions.
Near-real time data access provides integrated views of the patient journey and clinical practice, enabling life sciences organizations to gain deep insights.