Organizational Capacity Among Hospitals in Medicare and Commercial Bundled Payments
A national survey demonstrated differences in organizational capacity between hospitals participating in Medicare bundled payment programs and those coparticipating in both Medicare and commercial bundled payment programs.
Characteristics, Utilization, and Concentration of Outpatient Care for Dual-Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries
Outpatient care for dual-eligible beneficiaries is concentrated among a small group of physicians, and these beneficiaries receive less subspecialty care despite having more chronic conditions.
Physician Perspectives: How the Merit-based Incentive Payment System Improves Value
A national survey of physicians elicits beliefs regarding how the Merit-based Incentive Payment System domains drive value.
Hospital Safety-Net Status and Performance on Publicly Reported Episode Spending Measures
This study, which provides the first description of episode spending patterns for safety-net hospitals nationwide, demonstrates that episode spending does not vary by safety-net status.
The Sociobehavioral Phenotype: Applying a Precision Medicine Framework to Social Determinants of Health
Sociobehavioral phenotypes are actionable risk profiles based on empirically derived social, economic, and behavioral factors that, if applied appropriately, can help healthcare organizations address social determinants of health.
Physician Practice Variation Under Orthopedic Bundled Payment
This study demonstrates that variation reduction is an important, but not requisite, component of organizational success under orthopedic bundled payment.
Incorporating Value Into Physician Payment and Patient Cost Sharing
Allowing the appropriateness of services to play a more meaningful role in the design of physician and patient incentives may improve the value of care.
New Strategies for Aligning Physicians With Health System Incentives
This article details strategies based on principles from psychology and economics that health systems may use to align with physicians.
Optimizing Health Information Technology's Role in Enabling Comparative Effectiveness Research
Health information technology and a robust data infrastructure are essential for advances for comparative effectiveness research.
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