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Improving Patient Outcomes: How Specialists will Contribute to Value-Based Care

In healthcare, the shift towards value-based care is reshaping how providers deliver and patients receive medical services. At the heart of this transformation are specialists. This approach is not just a change in the reimbursement model; it’s a fundamental reimagining of how we define and achieve success in healthcare. Specialists will play a critical role in the realm of value-based care.

Patient Education for Informed Decision-Making

In today’s complex world of healthcare, it’s more important than ever for people to have the knowledge they need to make wise decisions about their well-being. Patient education is a key part of this process, and it’s about more than just passing along information.

5 Common Referral Management Challenges and How to Overcome Them

In healthcare, referrals are the lifeblood of patient care and practice growth. Patients often rely on recommendations from friends, family and trusted medical professionals when seeking healthcare services. These referrals build a foundation of trust that’s essential. However, just like in any other sector, referral management comes with unique challenges.

Targeting Healthcare Cost Savings? Focus on High-Value eConsults

At-risk practices that focus on high-value eConsults see the greatest benefits from their eConsult programs — healthcare cost savings and improved patient outcomes. These practices identify patients at high risk of serious health events, such as emergency department visits or inpatient hospitalizations, and prevent them.

How to Stay Engaged with your Primary Care Network

Referral specialists play a vital role in extending specialized medical expertise to patients, while PCPS act as the initial touchpoint in a patient’s healthcare journey. Nurturing a strong bond between these two critical components ensures seamless patient transitions and fosters a synergy that enhances diagnostic accuracy, treatment efficacy, and overall patient outcomes.