Clive Fields, MD and Tim Barry draw on their experience to offer practical advice to health care providers transitioning to value-based care in Healthcare Financial Management Association's October cover story, "Building the Foundation for Value-Based Care."
They stress that a primary-care-driven and patient-centric model is fundamental to a successfull value-based model, and provide examples of how this type of model can significantly increase clinical quality while reducing costs.
"Delivering primary care within a value-based model involves much more than changing contracts and compensation . . . Success will be determined not by seeing more patients but by caring for patients at highest risk and maintaining strong relationships with healthy patients to keep them healthy—a vision that physicians have been pursuing for years."
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