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Empowering Patient Responsibility: Part 2

Our previous post, “The Dangerous Myth of Patient Responsibility,” discussed patient responsibility through the lens of a missed healthcare visit...

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The Dangerous Myth of Patient Responsibility: Part 1

The Myth At a recent conference, I presented care redesign and care management strategies we implement in our Maternity Care...

Minimalism in Healthcare

The Minimalist Approach to Healthcare

Minimalism has acquired renewed interest in certain communities, although it is certainly not a new concept. Project 333. Everything That...

Value Based Care Bear

Value-Based Care is About Improving, Not Denying Care

On April 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR)...

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Response to Henry Ford Health System: A Different Perspective on Bundled Payments

A recent article from Becker’s Hospital Review provided statements from representatives of Henry Ford Hospital regarding their participation in the...

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5 Highlights from the 2016 BPCI Conference

Signature Medical Group (SMG) hosted its second annual Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) Conference in Dallas, TX at the...

Managing Behaviors in Bundled Payments: Patients, Physicians, and Organizations

Although many people write about implementing bundled payments, few articles provide a level of detail about what works and how...

Maternity Bundled Payments = Bundles of Savings

In the recent article titled “Bundles of Joy? How new payment models for maternal care could deliver lower costs” in...

Managing expectations

Bundled Payment Succe$$: Setting Expectations for Episode Alignment

There is no silver bullet strategy to be successful in bundled payments. Signature Medical Group’s (SMG) previous articles have discussed...

Data Analytics part deux

CJR: Navigating the Data Matrix and How to Make Sense of Hospital Data to Maximize Financial Opportunity

Selected hospitals across the country began the mandatory implementation of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model on April...

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