Physician leaders strongly support the need to increase the value of healthcare services by improving quality while also lowering costs, according to a survey conducted by the American Association for Physician Leadership and the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis.
Physician leaders are warming up to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a comprehensive physician leadership survey conducted by the American Association for Physician Leadership and the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis.
The First of a Three-Part Research Series Conducted by the American Association for Physician Leadership and the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis reveals important trends about the value of physician leadership.
Cost reduction has long been a focal point of hospitals and health systems. Concerns about costs are well documented, dating back to the advent of the prospective payment system in 1983. But the current climate for hospitals is forcing healthcare organizations to make radical changes beyond conventional efficiency and supply chain improvements.
Transcript: Innovation in healthcare is about breaking constraints. It’s about breaking bad habits. Innovation in healthcare is not typically something that we have really encouraged. In fact, its labor intensity means that the 15 million people in the U.S. that work in healthcare tend to be comfortable doing what they did yesterday again today. Innovation
For states, private managed care organizations (MCOs) are an important partner in managing the growing Medicaid population while reducing the financial risk of management. Not every MCO is capable. Many are hard pressed to provide the full scope of services necessary to the complexity of the tasks, especially in states where funding is inadequate.
Navigant Healthcare experts explore the concept of ACO 2.0, which integrates bundled payments into traditional ACO structures so that patient populations requiring acute interventions are managed within the construct of the clinically integrated network. Outcomes include shared savings among payers, providers and patients and organizations.