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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.
Today’s surgeon compensation models fall short: Aligning incentives to create more equitable and value-based compensation models
HIGHLIGHTS Summarizes the evolution of physician reimbursement models and the transition to value-based care Describes the continuum of surgeon compensation, ranging from fixed pay to exclusively volume-based plans Outlines how nonclinical activities create value for current and future patients Describes a better compensation model, one that incorporates value creation as a guiding principle Identifies the […]
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, […]
The College’s role in ACS THRIVE, a collaborative effort to enhance value-based health care, is the focus of this month’s column.
This article summarizes the topics and issues presented at the 2019 Quality and Safety Conference in Washington, DC.
Putting the needle before the knife: Minimally invasive approaches to diagnostic lymph node biopsy in melanoma
Minimally invasive approaches to diagnostic lymph node biopsy in melanoma are recommended as a first step in value-based care for the patient.
The importance of a value-based system of care is the focus of this month’s column—not only reduce health care spending but to improve patient outcomes