Over the last 15 years, health care providers and government officials have begun to understand that an individual’s mental health is just as important as physical health – and just how closely the two are connected. For someone to truly overcome a physical illness, like cancer or heart disease, that person must also be mentally healthy.
Diagnosing The Key Services And Delivery Methods Of CCBHCs And Health Homes Under A Value-Based Care Model
Over the course of the last five years, the Medicaid Health Home model has led to a better-rounded, technology-based way to manage consumer's care. With the increase in value-based care, states, Medicare, Medicaid and commercial plans have begun bundling payments together to see overall patient outcomes.
U.S. healthcare is in the midst of a transition from fee-for-service payment to a “value-based”
model. Under the fee-for-service model, there is little incentive to improve the patient’s health, or to coordinate care with other providers. This is a particular concern in behavioral health, where many patients experience co-occurring disorders, such as bipolar disorder and diabetes, or depression and alcoholism.
It can be a challenge to navigate the many buzzwords and cliches that dominate the healthcare industry. Words like big data, interoperability, integrated care, value-based outcomes, open architecture, closed system, and future-proof all sound wonderful -- but these overused phrases often cloud reality.
Preparing to implement an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is one of the biggest decisions for any organization.
Making the right decision takes careful planning, and consideration of how your company will evolve in the years to come.
At Streamline, we’ve seen organizations struggle with a lack of clarity.