Tag Archive for ‘ACS THRIVE’

The why, what, where, and how of value-based contracts

Value-based contracts and their role in health care, namely, to control costs and support the provision of high-value health care goods and services, are described.


Price and cost: Both are important to achieve value-based care

HIGHLIGHTS Explains the difference between price and cost Describes methods for measuring both variables Underscores their importance in value-based payment model design Highlights ACS THRIVE Insurers increasingly tell surgeons that they need to reduce costs as health care grows unaffordable for a growing proportion of Americans. Similarly, hospital administrators frequently challenge surgeons to reduce their costs, […]

David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2019

The College’s role in ACS THRIVE, a collaborative effort to enhance value-based health care, is the focus of this month’s column.


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