|January 4, 2012||Vol. II. No. 1|
Which Delivery Models Will Reduce Cost and Improve Care Quality in 2012?
This Week's Challenge: As if digesting the plethora of care delivery initiatives rolled out by CMS over the last year wasn't enough, the healthcare industry faces a presidential election, looming health IT mandates and continued economic uncertainty this year. We wanted to see which healthcare delivery models healthcare companies believe will have the greatest potential in reducing costs and improving quality of care for the new year. Click here to view a printable version of the table.
What We Learned: HIN's eighth annual Healthcare Trends and Forecasts survey, administered in October 2011, identified top-of-mind concerns, business successes and lessons and key trends for 126 healthcare companies. According to survey respondents, the healthcare delivery models that could reduce costs and improve care quality for 2012 are:
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Excerpted from Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2012: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, a 30-page resource in which an industry expert identifies the issues the healthcare system will face in 2012, such as bundled payments, providing sector-specific roadmaps for action for 2012. This resource covers all of the top-of-mind issues, from the new and influential role of physicians to strategy and technology to-dos for health systems and hospitals.
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