Health Informaticist and Health Policy SME Watson Health Center for Applied Informatics

7 population health management strategies that reduce risk in performance-based contracts

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

As healthcare providers transition to value-based care models, PHM plays a critical role in financial risk arrangements with public and private payers. ...read more


What it takes to win with bundled payments

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

To succeed with these bundled payments requires winning over physicians, coordinating post-discharge care and keeping close tabs on post-acute care providers. ...read more


How to select the right risk as your organization takes on value-based payments

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

Organizations armed with their options can select the kind of risk that is best suited for their operational models and pick the right supporting health IT tools. ...read more


Why risk matters as healthcare providers transition to pay-for-performance models

Written by Maria Balderas, PhD | Blog Post, Value-Based Care

For healthcare providers transitioning to value-based care, embracing risk remains a challenge. The key to getting a reward from the contracts is to figure out how to proactively manage patient care and produce high-quality outcomes. ...read more