3 C’s to Jumpstart Value-Based Care Programs

Success when it comes to value-based care initiatives does not occur by chance. It takes commitment to engage patients to take advantage of preventative services, capture the attention of providers, and reduce costs. Implementing this kind of care requires cultural alignment, shared risk and rewards, the right infrastructure, and the right resources to deliver.  So, where do we start? Besides having an excellent team, our clients’ value-based care success often involves three “C” qualities throughout the implementation and deployment of their initiatives: communication, coordination, and common goals.  Communication  We have discussed the importance of being on the same page and maintaining …

OIG Series Strategy 2: Engaging Beneficiaries

Our second installment of the seven-part blog series covers best practices on engaging patients to take actionable steps for their health. For new readers, my colleagues and I are breaking down the main strategies covered in the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) latest report on transitioning to value-based care. Part one unpacked the methodology behind engaging physicians in value-based care measures, and how withholding this step can make or break results. While physician participation is vital, convincing patients to act on information is the real objective of any campaign. Today, we are talking about the two key strategies that helped …