Quality, Cost, and Value

​​​​Our goal: Encourage, empower, and enable health care delivery systems to provide truly value-based care that ensures the best health care. We strive to call out and address disparities in health and health care wherever they exist. More >>

In the Spotlight

COVID-19 Has Made the Office Visit a Dinosaur
With the rapid rise in telehealth use during the COVID-19 pandemic, the office visit no longer seems central to caring. Enabling the resulting system transformations to become permanent will require full alignment of payment methods and quality measures, and wholesale adoption among health care systems.

COVID-19 and Patient Flow: How Case Management Can Help
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, there is an opportunity to develop an effective case management process that supports improved patient flow.

Ways to Prevent Telemedicine from Becoming Lesser Medicine
Are we doing telemedicine a disservice if we automatically assume it represents putting quality care "on hold” until physical distancing restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic are lifted?

COVID-19 Makes Funding for Health and Social Services Integration Even More Crucial
Health systems that work now to identify patients' unmet social needs and systematically address these needs through community-level responses may mitigate a surge in longer-term population health consequences and avoidable high-cost care going forward.

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