While value-based care models have made great strides toward breaking down silos, coordinating care, and better serving patients, it is time to take steps further.
In order to make value-based care truly beneficial to patients, those very patients have to be at the center of care, according to experts presenting at Xtelligent Healthcare Media’s third annual Value-Based Care Summit.
Based in the premise that value-based care is inherently beneficial to patients, experts from Steward Healthcare, UMass Memorial Accountable Care Organization (UMMACO), and the New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA) discussed where value-based care is currently, and where it needs to go in the future.
“When I think about the value these care models bring to patients, I really think about the actual goals of accountable care and value-based care, which have to do with clinical integration and visibility across the continuum of care,” said Deborah Yolin, PA-C, the associate medical director at Steward Healthcare. “What that does is set patients up for wrap around services.”