Resolving Barriers to Care: Patient Activation is a Step Forward for Health Systems to Advance Health Equity in Value-Based Care

September 16, 2022

Value-Based Care organizations increasingly recognize that health inequities have a major impact on health outcomes, especially for vulnerable populations. How can Value-Based Care organizations take action to reduce inequities efficiently and effectively?

The answer is to resolve both non-clinical and clinical barriers to care though a systematic approach. Vendor-partner relationships with hospitals, health systems, payers and provider organizations can positively impact patient and member lives and drive financial and operational improvement in Value-Based Care. Having a vendor-partner can benefit the patient, member and healthcare organization by allowing nurses and physicians to operate at the highest level of their license, lower operating expense, decrease acute care utilization, alleviate clinical staffing shortages and drive consistency in results.

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