The overarching goal for providers in any setting should be to deliver quality care while controlling costs. Patients who are generally healthy should receive essential screening tests. When patients fall ill they should receive appropriate, high quality care. And those with chronic illness should receive effective and coordinated help in managing their condition. No matter their payment mix, provider organizationsí success for the foreseeable future will hinge on their ability to effectively follow their patients and coordinate their experience across the entire continuum of care.
This white paper explores how to partner for population health in an environment of shifting reimbursements.