Leveraging data for bundled payments, orthopedics goes first

June 2016
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2016, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p16
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This article discusses what a health system needs to do before entering into a bundled payment arrangement for total hip and knee replacements or cardiac surgery. Topics covered include the need for hospitals to carefully analyze all costs, quality measures and possible complications for the particular episode of care, the possible use of such data in identifying variations in care, and the comment from Christopher Rumpf of ValleyHealth System, Virginia, on how reliable data benefits them.


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