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An Overview of Patient-Centered Care


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Learn about the benefits and challenges of providing patient-centered care and how policy supports this.

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An Overview of Patient-Centered Care

  1. 1. An Overview ofPatient-Centered Care
  2. 2. What is Patient-Centered Care?
  3. 3. Fundamentally different from traditional care delivery
  4. 4. Based on value, notnecessarily volume
  5. 5. A care team is responsible for providing all thepatients health care needs
  6. 6. Emphasis is placed onincreased accessibility: •open scheduling •expanded hours •strong communication
  7. 7. Patient-CenteredCare Delivery Models
  8. 8. Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
  9. 9. Accountable CareOrganization (ACO)
  10. 10. Other care delivery models involving key tenets of patient-centered care
  11. 11. How Does PolicySupport Patient- Centered Care?
  12. 12. The Affordable Care Act(ACA) mentions patient- centeredness 36 times.
  13. 13. Meaningful Use Stage 2: 7of 23 measures are directly grounded in patient- centered care.
  14. 14. Accountable CareOrganizations (ACOs): 7 of33 performance measures directly relate to patient engagement.
  15. 15. CMS Public MeasureTransparency: Introduces the Physician CompareWebsite, which encouragesquality and transparency.
  16. 16. CMS Value-based Purchasing: CMS value- based modifier payment program will implementdifferential payment based on quality of care.
  17. 17. Other agency initiatives support key tenets of patient-centered care:CMS PCORI, HRSA PCMH and VA PACT
  18. 18. Challenges ofProviding Patient- Centered Care
  19. 19. Providing patient-centered care requires additionaltime and effort on the partof practices and physicians.
  20. 20. Why additional time?•Personalized care plans•Care coordination•Expanded hours•Patient engagement•Strong communication
  21. 21. Overcoming Barriersto Patient-Centered Care
  22. 22. A strong health IT partnercan help address challenges by taking some of the burden off your practiceand creating efficiencies by:
  23. 23. Delivering EHR & solutions that can streamline workflows, enhance pt.engagement, support mgmt, enable HIE & more.
  24. 24. Providing synchronizedservices (i.e. revenue cyclemanagement) that free upyour staff to focus on time- consuming tasks involvedwith patient-centered care.
  25. 25. Providing resources to help you comply with health reform initiatives, such asstep-by-step toolkits, white papers, webinars & consulting services.
  26. 26. Want to learn more about patient-centered care? Watch a free recorded webinar webinars.
  27. 27. Need a health IT partner to help you deliver patient- centered care?Find out how SuccessEHS can support you withtechnology, synchronized services & resources.
  28. 28. Visit for more information.