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Value based care: what we can learn from those who succeeded (and failed) in Year 1 of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

by Dr. Randall Williams, MD “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein If you want to lead your organization to success with value based care, I’d like to help you avoid the mistake of committing organizational insanity. As I’ve written before, all value based contracting will require …

Dr. Randall Williams, MDValue based care: what we can learn from those who succeeded (and failed) in Year 1 of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
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The promises and pitfalls of remote patient monitoring: it’s all in the model.

by Sara Aldworth Do you remember the story of Sisyphus? In Greek mythology, he was doomed to roll a boulder up a hill for all of eternity. Sometimes, leading an ACO seems eerily similar. You’ve got to roll a boulder up the hill of value-based care and it can feel like there’s no end in sight. Not only are you …

Sara AldworthThe promises and pitfalls of remote patient monitoring: it’s all in the model.
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Want to win with value based purchasing? Start with the fundamental challenge.

by Dr. Randall Williams, MD So you want to thrive (or even just survive) under value based contracting? Here’s a little advice: get your organization focused on cost. Definition of value Ask any economist what value means and they’ll tell you this: Value = Quality ÷ Cost In the era of value based purchasing in healthcare, we’d do well to …

Dr. Randall Williams, MDWant to win with value based purchasing? Start with the fundamental challenge.
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The Patient Engagement Journey: Part 5

by Dr. Randall Williams, MD From the start of this series, I’ve shared my view that patient engagement is a destination and we’re all on a journey to reach it. Together, we looked at: where it all started what we can learn from other industries what patients themselves tell us Then, I proposed this definition: So let’s finish up this …

Dr. Randall Williams, MDThe Patient Engagement Journey: Part 5