Healthcare Reform Blog

Contributer: Jane DuBose
Topic: Care Coordination

Conventional wisdom got turned on its head in many ways lately in the world of managed healthcare.

Two studies published in Health Affairs cast doubts on practices many of us thought made sense: using electronic records makes physicians more efficient, and public reporting on hospital performance improves patient outcomes. A third report, this from the Congressional Budget Office a few weeks back, concluded that 34 disease and care management programs, plus four value-based purchasing programs, failed to reduce Medicare spending.

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Posted on: 3/9/2012 8:09:00 AM


Contributer: Jane DuBose
Topic: Care Coordination

Conventional wisdom got turned on its head in many ways lately in the world of managed healthcare.

Two studies published in Health Affairs cast doubts on practices many of us thought made sense: using electronic records makes physicians more efficient, and public reporting on hospital performance improves patient outcomes. A third report, this from the Congressional Budget Office a few weeks back, concluded that 34 disease and care management programs, plus four value-based purchasing programs, failed to reduce Medicare spending.

Read more.
Posted on: 3/9/2012 8:09:00 AM


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