TITLE

Leveraging data for bundled payments, orthopedics goes first

AUTHOR(S)
HOPPSZALLERN, SUZANNA
PUB. DATE
June 2016
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2016, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
116407282

 

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