In the wake of changing reimbursement models and new quality and outcome reporting requirements, provider organizations are both developing and advancing population health strategies to manage risk and generate more positive clinical and financial outcomes across their patient populations. At the same time, providers need to ensure that their own employees are healthy and performing at the peak of their abilities. Benefits can be gained when organizations think of ways to address these two demands in tandem.
Our latest eBrief explores an approach that providers may overlook in their accountable care strategy: focusing on their employees first. In addition, we detail two issues that resonate with organizations focused on population health from both a provider and employer perspective: new quality and payment initiatives and maternity care variability.
In This eBrief:
- What May Be Missing from Your Accountable Care Approach?
- Snapshot: New Quality and Payment Initiatives
- Taking Action on Maternity Care Variability