November 18, 2016

Imaging feels cost pressure from value-based care incentives

With the financial impact from value-based care expected to rise dramatically next year, many health systems, providers and stakeholders are starting to take a hard look at how imaging can contribute to survival under the reimbursement overhaul.

“When you think about the triple aim [improved care, health and cost] of value-based care, improving the patient experience through proper and timely transfer of images improves their experience and gets the patient’s information faster into their doctors’ hands,” says Amy Vreeland, CEO of Imaging Strategies, a consultancy.

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