Surviving in Limbo: Three Takeaways from Physician Execs on the Transition to Value-Based Care

Guidehouse Clinical Integration Summit Highlights via Becker's Hospital Review

Hospitals and physicians are preparing to survive in an environment that holds them more accountable for the quality of care they provide; however, throughout the transition, providers must also focus on current operations embedded in volume-based incentives.

In this new environment stacked with competing motives, proactive hospitals are seeking opportunities to improve patient care, align incentives, and drive cost savings.

In an Oct. 19 physician panel hosted by Guidehouse, Mark Shields, MD, former senior medical director at Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Advocate Physician Partners; Charles Kelly, MD, former CEO of Detroit-based Henry Ford Physician Network; and Christopher Stanley, MD, former system vice president of population health at Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives and current Guidehouse director, discussed how to successfully align hospital-physician incentives and manage risk.

Learn more about the three ways hospitals and physicians can survive, and excel, in the hybrid world between fee-for-service and value-based care.

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