Notes

Perspectives on Advancing Bundled Payment in Ontario’s Home Care System and Beyond

Now more than ever, healthcare funders are weighing options to drive better value in care delivery, including using bundled payments to compensate healthcare providers based on expected costs to achieve specific health outcomes for patients. Ontario is currently exploring options for expanding bundled payment beyond acute care to home care, primary care, long-term care and across the continuum of care ... The challenge for Ontario, along with other jurisdictions, is that the logic behind bundled reimbursement is there, but in general, the evidence for higher quality and lower costs is scant. In reality, the implementation is complicated and multidimensional; for patients requiring support from multiple parts of the health system, it is difficult to apportion accountability for outcomes and financial responsibility.  Read more from Anne Wojtak and Dipti Purbhoo here.

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Spotlight

The Politics of Health Care | Checkup Panel

Canadians consistently say healthcare is their top issue of national concern. What health issues should be on the federal election agenda?

 

 

Events

Breakfast with the Chiefs - Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Toronto, ON

Virtually There? Digital Health and the Transformation of Care

Dr. Edward M. Brown, William F. Falk and Jennifer Zelmer

 

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