Value-Based Care

Achieve Savings and Increase Patient Satisfaction by Utilizing Hospice at the Right Time
Achieve Savings and Increase Patient Satisfaction by Utilizing Hospice at the Right Time
November 17, 2021

Medicare has seen significant changes over the last 50 years. Medicare spending in 1970 was 7.5 billion and has increased to 926 billion dollars in 2020. ...

Healthcare Quality is all About the Right Sticks and Carrots
Healthcare Quality is all About the Right Sticks and Carrots
October 12, 2021

The old story that the best way to make a donkey move is to put a carrot out in front of it and jab it with a stick from behind can be a helpful way to think ...

Beyond Hospitals and Primary Care: How Risk-Bearing Entities Can Think About Post-Acute
Beyond Hospitals and Primary Care: How Risk-Bearing Entities Can Think About Post-Acute
August 06, 2021

As more health systems and provider groups take on risks for their patient lives and the total cost of care, all areas of the health continuum are coming under ...

Utilization of Hospice Can Save More than $6,000 Per Patient and Increase Quality Metrics
Utilization of Hospice Can Save More than $6,000 Per Patient and Increase Quality Metrics
July 13, 2021

Accountable Care Organizations, Managed Care Organizations, and other delegated risk providers know that spending on Medicare Beneficiaries in their last year ...

Triage at End of Life: It’s not just for the ER
Triage at End of Life: It’s not just for the ER
June 01, 2021

Triaging patients isn’t just something that happens at a hospital or during an emergency. Having a plan and process for how to stratify the risks and care ...

General Inpatient Hospice Care: Better Outcomes for Patients, Better Outcomes for You
General Inpatient Hospice Care: Better Outcomes for Patients, Better Outcomes for You
April 28, 2021

While understanding and acceptance of the Medicare Hospice Benefit has grown in recent years, there are still knowledge gaps about the higher levels of hospice ...

Lower your Care Compare Readmission and Mortality Statistics
Lower your Care Compare Readmission and Mortality Statistics
January 11, 2021

How an intentional hospice strategy can help your health system improve quality and reduce penalties As Hospital Compare has transitioned into Care Compare, ...

What a Risk-bearing Entity Should Expect from Their Hospice Partner
What a Risk-bearing Entity Should Expect from Their Hospice Partner
January 11, 2021

Hospices can coordinate care at lower costs- learn the big 4 care events that a hospice partner should communicate to you Whether you’re a Managed Care ...

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