How to Prepare for Value-Based Care in Spine

How to Prepare for Value-Based Care in Spine

We’re seeing it everywhere – the transition from fee-for-service to value-based care is here. With the early…

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Optimize Bundled Payment Programs with Outcomes

Optimize Bundled Payment Programs with Outcomes

Beginning in 2016, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have mandated the use of bundled payments for knee and…

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Bundled Payments: What You Need to Know

Bundled Payments: What You Need to Know

Episode-based payment, evidence-based case rate, global bundled payment, among others, are all different terms used for…

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CAHPS: What are they? Why are they important? What do they mean for you?

CAHPS: What are they? Why are they important? What do they mean for you?

What is CAHPS? The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program is a multi-year…

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TKA & THA Implants: Cost vs Value Analysis

TKA & THA Implants: Cost vs Value Analysis

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA) are the two of the most common orthopedic procedures…

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Meaningful Use & PQRS Measures: PRO’s Past, Present, and Future Role

Meaningful Use & PQRS Measures: PRO’s Past, Present, and Future Role

Patient-reported outcome (PRO) data now plays a key role when it comes to Meaningful Use. When the incentive first…

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