Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Announces Strategy to Tackle Inequality in American Healthcare System
AHRQ is acutely aware of the enduring racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities embedded in the American healthcare system and has three ways to contribute to solutions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the final 184 participants approved for the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model.
Mercy and Humana recently announced that they are going to partner to offer their Medicare Advantage patients access to the telehealth center at Mercy. They will also be implementing a new VBP model for reimbursement.
Richard Queen, Director of Data Solutions at Memorial Health in Ohio, recently met with Healthcare to discuss how his organization is utilizing technology to drive value-based care.
A new study by the RAND Corporation found that low-value care spending dropped from 2014 to 2018 for Medicare recipients.
Recently, physicians reported that they are suffering from a work-life balance and that has only been exasperated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Physicians are reeling from long hours, bureaucracy, and burn out and transitioning from FFS to VBP is only adding to the burden.