Case Study by
Paul N. Casale, Jonathan Gordon, Michael G. Stewart, George A. Cioffi, David Alge & Emme Deland
How NewYork Quality Care achieved shared savings — by strengthening collaboration, enhancing care management with telehealth, and transparently sharing performance data.
Teryl Nuckols, Scott Weingarten & Thomas M. Priselac
Academic medical centers must become as dedicated to advancing operational and clinical efficiency as they have been to advancing the science of medicine.
JP Sharp, Patrick H. Conway & Rahul Rajkumar
We believe North Carolina can be a model for the nation.
NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members weigh in on the barriers and path forward to value-based health care.
In a survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council sponsored by Optum, respondents express enthusiasm for value-based care but have conflicting opinions about just how far along that path they should go.
The surgeon has a crucial role in defining value for patients in a population — and not just when that patient is in need of the surgeon’s knife.
Adam L. Beckman, Laura Chmar, Travis Broome, Bob Kocher & Farzad Mostashari
A care and payment model that engages primary care physicians in an aligned model built on trust and value could result in better patient care at lower costs.
J. Michael McWilliams, Laura A. Hatfield, Bruce E. Landon, Pasha Hamed & Michael Chernew
After 3 years of the MSSP, participation in shared-savings contracts by physician groups was associated with savings for Medicare that grew over the study period, whereas hospital-integrated ACOs did not produce savings (on average) during the same period.
Poonam L. Alaigh
The integration of primary care and specialty care physicians through adoption of both payment models will lead to synergistic value.
To realize the true potential of value-based care, we must update the underlying assumptions in our fraud and abuse regulatory system.