To function effectively in the fee-for-service environment and successfully navigate the transition to value-based care requires unprecedented alignment between health systems and their physicians. Alignment starts with sharing the health system’s vision. Health care leaders must have a clearly articulated vision that doctors understand and are able to see their part in.
In an earlier issue of Vizient’s Research and Insights News, Martin Lucenti, MD, PhD, senior vice president, advisory solutions for Vizient, offered his perspective on how health care executives can increase physician engagement in the process of cost reduction and overall care delivery optimization in an article titled, “The Power of Working Together: Engage with Physicians to Succeed with New Payment Models.” Included in the article is a link to a white paper co-authored by Lucenti which outlines five ways for health care executives to engage physicians in value transformation.
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