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Insights on High Risk Patients: More than Traditional Care Management

By Value Care Alliance on 4/17/2018
The article in Accountable Care News in February 2018 by Dr. Reisman details his ideas on why the savings for high risk complex patients were less than anticipated2. He postulates that the savings are less than expected because the high-risk patients do not benefit from the evidence-based interventions that should keep them as healthy as possible. He maintains that there are additional activities that an ACO could undertake to ensure adherence to treatment pathways that maintain optimal health, such as “ensuring and reinforcing diagnostic and therapeutic strategies that are in line with guideline-directed medical therapy”. There is good evidence that patients receive guideline-based treatment only half the time,3 so the question he poses is: “should we be surprised that the savings we see in value-based care models from care coordination of low-risk patients does not extend to high-risk patients with chronic diseases? In order for care coordination to be successf ...

Aetna Enhances Accountable Care Product in Connecticut with Trinity Health Of New England

By Value Care Alliance on 1/19/2018
HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 18, 2018 – Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced an enhanced accountable care product, Aetna Whole HealthSM Value Care Alliance and Trinity Health Of New England. The new product will provide employers with a value-based health care option designed to increase quality and improve the patient experience while driving efficiency and controlling costs.

Value Care Alliance Participating in PCMH+ Program

By Value Care Alliance on 5/11/2017
VALUE CARE ALLIANCE PARTICIPATING IN PCMH+ PROGRAM

Kirsten Anderson, MD named CMO of Value Care Alliance

By Value Care Alliance on 3/24/2017
The Value Care Alliance (VCA) has named Kirsten Anderson, M.D., an experienced physician executive with an extensive background in population health management, as its first Chief Medical Officer.

Jeanne O’Brien Named CEO of Value Care Alliance

By Value Care Alliance on 8/19/2015
The Value Care Alliance (VCA) has named Jeanne O’Brien, an expert in health care provider network development, management and advanced payment model contracting, as its first Chief Executive Officer.
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