Value Based Care

Dr Michael Diaz Previews In-person Tampa IVBM Meeting

April 26th 2022, 10:01pm


Michael Diaz, MD, president and managing physician, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, previews the Tampa meeting of The American Journal of Managed Care®'s Institute for Value-Based Medicine® (IVBM), cohosted by Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute.

Changes in Use of Low-Value Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 22nd 2022, 4:00pm


Use of low-value care services during COVID-19 exhibits substantial heterogeneity but, on average, shows declines similar to the use of high-value services; low-value care use lags behind high-value care use in the rebound phase.

Dr Stephen Schleicher on Future Advances in Value-Based Care

April 10th 2022, 5:22pm


Stephen Schleicher, MD, MBA, chief medical officer of Tennessee Oncology, talks about lessons learned from the Oncology Care Model (OCM) and Medicare that are being used to innovate toward value-based care.

How Is US Progressing in Measuring, Reducing Low-Value Care?

April 8th 2022, 5:31pm


Reducing low-value care means saving money, reducing potential harm, and creating room for high-value care to be delivered in the United States.

Serving Nontraditional Health Care Needs in Medicare Through VBID

April 8th 2022, 1:43pm


Panelists touted the ability to pay for items and repairs to keep Medicare beneficiaries healthier at home, avoiding potentially costly hospitalizations and complications.

Incremental Steps Helpful but Not Enough to End Underinsurance Issue, Panelists Say

April 7th 2022, 6:00pm


Without addressing rising costs, the problem of underinsurance in health care coverage will remain, said panelists at the 2022 V-BID Summit, discussing some of the smaller steps that are being proposed or are already in place to try to ease the financial burden.

Increasing Health Equity to Reduce Disparities in Value-Based Care

April 7th 2022, 2:42pm


At the 2022 V-BID Summit, hosted by the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan, representatives of CMS and the Commonwealth Fund gave an update on the efforts to monitor, evaluate, and improve health equity in the United States.

Dr Dennis Scanlon on Barriers for Learning Health Care Systems

April 6th 2022, 4:23pm


Dennis P. Scanlon, PhD, professor of health policy and administration at Pennsylvania State University and editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Accountable Care®, talks about major systemic and fundamental barriers to health systems becoming learning health systems.

Dr Crystal Zhou Discusses Incorporating Pharmacists Into the Cardiology Care Team

April 5th 2022, 5:55pm


Patients who cardiologists see once every few months are getting handed over to pharmacists who can monitor them more frequently and get them to their goals, said Crystal Zhou, PharmD, assistant professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Angela Storseth-Cooper Describes PBM Influence in Community Oncology, State-Level Interventions

March 24th 2022, 4:20pm


Angela Storseth-Cooper, associate director, Government Relations & Public Policy, The US Oncology Network, discusses state-level legislation that community oncology practices can leverage to address issues involving pharmacy benefit managers and the vertical integration of health plans and specialty pharmacies.