Episode payment models offer great promise for reducing healthcare costs and improving outcomes. But, realizing the full potential of these payment arrangements requires health IT tools and resources to support the unprecedented levels of collaboration and coordination they demand.
With so much focus on current CMS quality reporting metrics (most of which are process improvement-focused measures) outcomes seemingly become an afterthought. Providers are trying to improve care. However, many don’t have a framework for how to measure, monitor, and improve outcomes #RethinkRCM