Bridging the Gap: 5 Resources on the Transition to Value-Based Care

The slow transition to pay-for-performance is a tricky time for hospital and health system leaders, a phase often compared to having one foot in the canoe and the other on the dock. Here are five can't-miss resources for hospitals making the move to value-based care delivery.

1. Managing the Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement: 8 Core Strategies to Mind the Gap. Hospitals are approaching the transition differently. Some opted to be first movers as pioneer accountable care organizations, for instance, while others are taking a more cautious approach and building relationships with physicians and community organizations. Here, healthcare experts from across the industry share their experience with "life in the gap" and how hospitals and healthcare systems can prepare for reform while financially healthy.

2. Using Executive Incentive Pay to Bridge the Gap to Value-Based Care. Kevin Talbot, executive vice president and practice leader of total compensation and rewards at INTEGRATED Healthcare Strategies, explains how executive incentive pay can help hospitals and health systems align goals in the new healthcare environment.

3. The Road to Population Health: Key Considerations in Making the Transition. In a complimentary webinar, experts from Objective Health will discuss the most important decisions healthcare providers will face as they transition from fee-for-service to broader population health. The webinar is Nov. 14 at noon CST. To register, click here.

4. 4 Must-Have Traits for Hospital Employees in a Value-Based World. Hospitals and health systems are implementing a number of initiatives to prepare for the change to value-based care, but how can organizations ensure employees' values align with the values of coordinated, patient-centric care? Here are four traits to look for in the workforce.

5. 7 Ways Analytics Can Help Hospitals Gain Competitive Edge. Making the move to value-based care is nearly impossible without accurate metrics, hard data and health information on the surrounding population. Here, experts from iVantage discuss seven ways data and analytics can inform a hospital strategy and help it gain better footing in the competitive healthcare landscape.

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