Achieving success with value-based reimbursement means aligning incentives, choosing the right metrics, and changing the culture, says Bradley Hunter of KLAS. The big question, of course, is how to make that happen.
In the past, strong communication and leadership skills weren’t considered to be priorities – or even necessities – when hiring data analysts. But as the technology matures, that’s all changing, says Jenny Carney.
The challenge for most organizations isn’t a lack of data, but a way to bring value to the data without “dumping reports” on clinicians, says Jenny Carney, who talks about the strategy at BIDCO.
Most providers agree that healthcare should shift from fee-for-service to value-based care. What they don’t agree on is how to measure success when going at-risk with payers or developing a capitation model for payment, says Jared Jeffery.
Tracking social determinants of health can enable organizations to better plan and manage population health initiatives, says Renee Broadbent. But before that can happen, we need to understand these factors.