Transition to Value-Based Payment for Imaging Requires Value-Based Care with Imaging

Posted by PureWeb on Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Value-based payment, or VBP, includes both risks and rewards for providers. While VBP requires providers to share financial risk with payers, it also delivers financial rewards for higher-quality, value-based care. With value-based payments, providers receive financial rewards when they meet quality measures, coordinate care, prevent repetitive treatment, control overall costs and improve health outcomes. Despite this financial carrot, value-based payments are on a slow growth path because meeting their requirements necessitates value-based care, which in turn requires access to and sharing of patient data between providers that is frequently not technically possible.

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Tags: diagnostic imaging, patient data, medical image viewer, EMR