June 9, 2015

With a lot of uncertainty about the future, many hospital leaders are asking, “How do I succeed today while getting ready for value-based payment?”

Fortunately, there are steps hospitals can take that will help improve performance now while preparing them to assume risk in value-based payment models.  Numerof President Rita Numerof, PhD outlines these initial steps in Succeeding Today While Preparing for Tomorrow, as seen in H&HN.  Rita discusses what providers need to do to yield benefits in today’s fee-for-service system while building the infrastructure needed to succeed in a value-based model.