With regard to healthcare administrations and managing organized delivery systems, could you please elaborate on how these system recommendations take priority and are the most important in providing maximum value to the healthcare customer?
- Aligning Physician Incentives and Achieving Clinical Integration
- Providing Formal and Informal Education for Governance at all Levels
Since the core competencies represent a form of integration of private practice and employed physicians in an organization that develops it's activities in a value-based environment, then the identification of key core areas can provide a larger and better approach. The core competencies identified in a value-based care delivery system are the followings:care delivery, provider alignment, information technology, analytics,data and payment management.
Analyzing these key core areas, an organization can identify the performance dimensions and the important characteristics of these dimensions. For example the physician alignment feasibility dimension is characterized by the presence and satisfactory participation of physicians in organizational staff.
The clinical integration programs allow the collaborations between hospitals and private practice or employed physicians and enable the value-based payment system, improving the quality and performance of care delivery. However, the requirements of care delivery system of formal clinical integration programs make impossible for some organization following these programs. Before following clinical integration program, an organization needs to know the key steps of these programs, such that: the support of IT systems in use of evidence-based practices, outstanding participation and support of organization's medical assistance, collaborations between hospitals and private practice or employed physicians.