As health care shifts to value-based reimbursement, academic medical centers need new ways to improve care. Vizient is at the forefront of discovering new solutions that help our AMC members reduce costs, enhance the patient experience and improve quality of care.
For example, Vizient is participating in a collaborative, three-year pilot program to develop a new e-consultation platform. The member-driven project seeks to improve communication between primary care and specialty physicians and ensure timely access to specialist input.
With strategic insights, data analytics and business intelligence capabilities from Vizient, the pilot technology will be integrated into the electronic medical records of five participating members:
The project was first developed by the University of California, San Francisco, and is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Other participants include the Association of American Medical Colleges and Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC, a health economics and policy consulting firm.