Healthcare IT News April 2, 2021
At providers working closely with Castell, the cost of care for patients has decreased in a meaningful way, its chief analytics officer says.
In 2011, Intermountain Healthcare made a deliberate decision to move assertively toward value-based care. The Salt Lake City-based health system believed that in order to drive greater affordability and quality for the communities it served it would need to engage in steadily increasing numbers of value-based care contracts.
Since that 2011 decision was made, Intermountain has seen solid performance and big momentum in its value-based care arrangements.
Uncovering disproportionate gains
“But we started to notice that although overall our performance was good, we saw there were tools and services that were available to providers who were employed by Intermountain...