Topic Results for "practice performance"

Evaluate Practice Performance Metrics for eConsult Programs: Measuring Practice Cost Savings

eConsults drive practice cost savings for your practices by replacing referrals, eliminating unnecessary testing, reducing emergency room visits and avoiding hospital readmissions. An eConsult that avoids a specialty referral results in 3 avoided specialty visits, which is the average number of appointments needed to diagnose and treat a patient. Each specialty visit costs approximately $300. The avoided visit savings to an at-risk practice is $900.

Increasing PCP Adoption of Value-Based Care Strategies

An adopter of value-based care strategies, MemorialCare’s eConsult program delivers timely care, downstream cost savings and PCP involvement in patient care. specialist care, driving downstream cost savings and increasing PCP involvement in patient care. Anne LaNova, Executive Director of Digital Consumer Experience, discusses how EHR integration and financial incentives for PCPs contributed to the program’s success.