New Blue Ridge Academic Health Group report outlines challenging economic outlook for academic health centers | VUMC Reporter

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  by Paul Govern Recommendations for academic health centers in addressing a challenging economic outlook are set out in a new report issued by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group (BRAHG). BRAHG is co-chaired by Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of Vanderbilt University School […]

How digital health is challenging traditional reimbursement models

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Digital healthcare tools are driving us towards better reimbursement models in healthcare. The traditional fee-for-service arrangements have caused misaligned incentives across the board for patients, physicians, and payers – and proved a huge obstacle to improving care. Transactional models don’t prioritize outcomes or encourage physicians to use cost-saving measures, which […]