Emergency Department Visits: A Cure or a Symptom?

Value-Based Care Insights New Episode Now On-Demand

As many integrated provider networks and ACOs manage their populations under value-based contracts, over utilization of emergency departments drive up costs and compromise performance outcome of patients. Many healthcare leaders believe high ER utilization is a symptom of a larger problem.

On this episode, Dan is joined by Dr. Nicholas R. Dodaro, Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of Medical Life Holdings. They discuss common concerns with emergency room visits such as how they should best be used for care, why they’re so costly, and how integrated provider networks can incorporate advanced care models to ensure appropriate use of the emergency room.

About The Show
Value-Based Care Insights is a radio show on Healthcare NOW Radio, that explores how to optimize the performance of programs to meet the demands of an increasing value-based care payment environment. It is hosted by Dan Marino (@DjmarinoHD) and highlights recognized experts in the field and within Lumina Health Partners (@LuminaHP).

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