Category: Value-Based Care

What You Need to Know About Patient Communication Platforms for Clinicians

Platforms for Clinicians: How to Find One That Best Fits Your Needs As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to restrict our face-to-face interactions, patients and providers are embracing virtual communication—often, getting to know each other even better than before. That can happen when you communicate with your patients every day, getting alerted to their every struggle, uncertainty, and adverse reaction in real-time. Software has already enabled...Read More >

Any Alternative is Better: Why We Should Embrace Value-Based Purchasing.

I’m a Brit by birth so I’ll confess: the American healthcare system is a bit of a head scratcher for me, especially when I compare it to the well-loved, well-trusted NHS in the UK. But now we’re seeing the slow but hopeful emergence of alternatives in the U.S. and the best one on deck so far is value-based purchasing (e.g., pay for performance). This is...Read More >

The Benefits of Patient-Centered Care

What is patient-centered care? Patient-centered care focuses on each individual’s unique health needs and takes all facets of their well-being—including emotional, spiritual, social, financial, physical, and mental health—into consideration in order to achieve desired health outcomes. It is a holistic approach that values shared decision-making and active participation from both the patient and their care team. As you will soon see, there are many benefits...Read More >

How to Implement a Value-Based Care Model

As a care provider, you are probably well aware that healthcare has shifted its focus from a fee-for-service structure to a value-based care model. Healthcare professionals agree that providing value-based care is not only optimal for the patient experience, but it also improves an organization’s reputation and reduces overall spending. For these reasons, we imagine you’ve had a conversation or two about implementing value-based care,...Read More >