The adoption of value-based healthcare is accelerating across the country as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring to light many of the barriers to providing quality patient care in the existing fee-for-service and episodic sick care model. In Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, the writer Matt Phillion explains why providers are making the shift and what tools they need to be successful in delivering quality, value-based care.
“Our world is facing two pandemics right now. The acute one, Covid-19, is swift and relentless – and it’s disproportionately preying upon people affected by an even larger, more enduring pandemic: obesity.” Dr Rami Bailony
We are continuing our conversation concerning the rapidly evolving role of digital health & primary care capacity during this period of enormous changes unfolding as a result of COVID-19. Today, we are sharing an older and particularly relevant article highlighting an important factor often lost during a crisis like this current pandemic. The oft overlooked factor is the actual relationship between the patient and the providers, how important the relationship is for improving health, especially during times like these where healthcare delivery and access is even more fragmented and transactional given the incredible surges in volume.