In response to consumer demands for simple, affordable service, Jefferson Health—a health system in the Philadelphia region that includes 14 hospitals—is building a value-based care business model through a robust telehealth program that spans the care continuum from specialty consults and virtual rounds, to post-discharge management and urgent care visits. Learn more about the JeffConnect program in this article.
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The shift from fee-for-service to value-based healthcare has created a quandary for health systems regarding how to establish an infrastructure for future payment models, while still receiving compensation from current payment models. In order to combat this quandary, a key component of the Jefferson Health strategy was to grow a robust telehealth program—JeffConnect.
The transition in payment and care delivery models from volume to value has been one of the most important shifts in US health care over the past several years. And with MACRA’s first performance period underway, the transition is in full swing. Or is it?
The implementation of value-based payments and population health is not moving consistently across all health systems. We know change is imminent. The question is, "How much change and how soon?" Scott Thomas, Administrative Director at Granville Health System, shares how GHS entered a new environment and the lessons learned along the way.
Successfully Engaging Physicians in Value-Based Initiatives: Strategy and Best Practice from the Frontlines of Physician-Hospital Collaboration (Advanced)
Around the country, provider organizations are finding themselves with a portfolio of expanding and increasingly important physician assets and relationships. To be successful, the underlying economic and cultural challenges require effective physician engagement and physician leadership.
See how one health system used the results of the value-based readiness assessment to prioritize the implementation of its strategic plan.
In this session, learn how virtually overnight a health system's focus shifted from marketing to increase patient volumes to containing utilization by educating internal constituents and increasing consumer awareness about the most appropriate setting for care.
This session will show how some simple shifts in thinking can have a positive impact on behavior change through a combination of behavioral science theory and creative real-world examples.