By Bird Blitch, Patientco CEO
The following article appeared in Healthcare IT News; to read the full article, click here.
It’s no secret that healthcare is transitioning from a focus on episodic care to more regular, wellness-driven visits. For hospitals and health systems, this shift into a more value-driven environment has as much impact on the revenue cycle as clinical care. So much that by 2018, 50 percent of Medicare reimbursement is expected to be tied to the value of care.
In this new ecosystem, the key to success will involve transforming processes to enable “value” for both patients and providers.