Value-Based Care: Is It Possible for All Providers to Succeed?April 29th 2023
Craig D. Pederson, principal at Insight Health Care Partners, discussed the evolving landscape of value-based care and challenges to implementation from the provider perspective during his keynote presentation at the National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) Spring Managed Care Forum 2023.
Interventions for Successful Implementation of Value-Based CareApril 28th 2023
In a presentation at the National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) Spring Managed Care Forum 2023, Robert L. Waterhouse Jr, MD, MBA, HSM, chief medical officer at Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance, discussed the challenges of value-based care implementation and how to overcome them.
NAMCP Spring Forum to Spotlight Value-Based Care Strategies, Treatment Best Practices for Numerous DiseasesApril 24th 2023
The National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) Spring Managed Care Forum 2023 will highlight topics in value-based care from a business standpoint and managed care decision-making across a host of disease settings on April 27-28 in Orlando, Florida.
Championing Value-Based Primary Care: How Practices Can Support and Optimize Health OutcomesApril 10th 2023
At a Kansas City, Missouri, meeting of the Institute for Value-Based Medicine®, speakers discussed ways to eliminate wasteful care and build the infrastructure required to advance value-based care delivery.
Dr Samyukta Mullangi: Cancer Care Navigation Platforms Can Reduce Operational, Financial Challenges of VBC SystemsMarch 25th 2023
Samyukta Mullangi, MD, MBA, oncology fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and incoming medical director at Thyme Care, discussed how the transition to value-based care can contribute to operational and financial risks among oncology practices, and the effectiveness of care navigation platforms in addressing these concerns.
Eliminating Defects in Value: Turnaround of an MSSP ACO
A health system transformational leadership framework and management system made visible and eliminated defects in value and was associated with reduced annual Medicare expenditures and increased quality between 2017 and 2020.
ACCC Meeting to Highlight Technological Advances and Care Delivery Models in OncologyMarch 6th 2023
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) 49th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit will feature presentations and interactive workshops centered on the latest in technology, care delivery, and payment issues in oncology.
42 Health Systems Picked for PCORI Plan to Move Clinical Research to PracticeMarch 3rd 2023
Seeking to speed up the execution of evidence-based care practices, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced the 42 health systems across the country who will join a 5-year program to build capacity and implementation to improve health care outcomes.
Value-Based Primary Care Providers Try New Strategies to Improve Population HealthDecember 15th 2022
The dilemma of Alzheimer disease in primary care, as well as other health challenges in aging populations, was the focus of a recent Institute for Value-Based Medicine® event in Portland, Oregon.
Remote BP, Cholesterol Management Effective, but Patient Engagement Could Be BetterNovember 22nd 2022
Researchers investigated outcomes following implementation of remote care that targeted effective control of hypertension, or elevated blood pressure (BP), and cholesterol management.
Jim Rhodes on How Joining GPBCH Has Led to Advancements in Equitable Health Care for Camden CountyNovember 2nd 2022
Jim H. Rhodes, deputy county administrator, Camden County, New Jersey, spoke on how his organization’s membership with the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH) has aided their value-based initiatives in improving health equity in the region.
Wawa’s Michelle DeNault Discusses Impact of GPBCH, Leapfrog Group on Hospital Price TransparencyNovember 1st 2022
Michelle DeNault, senior benefit analyst, Wawa, spoke on her organization’s membership with the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), specifically how tools provided by the Coalition and the Leapfrog Group have improved hospital price transparency for employers and beneficiaries in seeking value-based care services.
Neil Goldfarb Discusses Challenges and Future for Business Coalitions Driving Value-Based CareOctober 31st 2022
Neil Goldfarb, president and CEO of Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), spoke on the biggest challenges facing GPBCH in advancing health care value, how national organizations are helping drive innovation, and the future role of business coalitions in the health care system.
James Startare on Value of GPBCH Membership in Advancing Health Equity, InnovationOctober 28th 2022
James Startare, vice president of benefits, Aramark, spoke about the different ways membership with the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH) has helped his organization.
Neil Goldfarb on Launch, Value-Based Impact of Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on HealthOctober 27th 2022
Neil Goldfarb, president and CEO of Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), discussed his initial motivations for launching a business coalition 10 years ago in the Greater Philadelphia region and what accomplishments GPBCH has had so far in driving health care value.
Dr Mark Fendrick on Ways Congress Could Build on IRA Efforts to Cut Patient CostsOctober 20th 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) temporarily extended Affordable Care Act premium subsidies and instituted an insulin co-pay cap for Medicare beneficiaries, but bipartisan agreement is needed to make these changes permanent and more broadly applicable, explained A. Mark Fendrick, MD.
Dr Mark Fendrick Explains Implementation of VBID in Commercial MarketsOctober 17th 2022
Most implementations of value-based insurance design (VBID) in commercial markets involve prescription drugs, but some plans are beginning to incorporate cost-sharing offsets, said A. Mark Fendrick, MD, co–editor in chief of The American Journal of Managed Care® and director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan.
Growing Innovation, Cost Expected in the Oncology Drug PipelineOctober 15th 2022
The concluding keynote address at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus 2022 meeting discussed new and emerging oncology drugs in the pipeline and their potential impact on the treatment landscape as it pertains to managed care providers.
Anne Marie Rainey on Always Putting Patients First and How Technology Can HelpOctober 14th 2022
Patients have to always come first, and technology can enhance their care experience, stated Anne Marie F. Rainey, MSN, RN, CHC, director of quality and value-based care at Clearview Cancer Institute.