September 11, 2023
Tea Leaves | Transition to Value
  • Most Americans support the idea of value-based care but don’t understand or resonate with the term, according to new research from United States of Care (USofCare). USofCare’s latest research found that people desire targeted improvements to their care experience and believe the health care system is too fragmented with little coordination between providers. They also think too much time is spent waiting versus seeing their doctors, and they worry that people with money are prioritized in getting appointments and the care they desire. Fifty-nine percent of national survey respondents said they supported the term “value-based care.” Yet the survey found that even more respondents resonated with terms other than value-based care, including “quality-focused care” and “patient-first care.” (Article here)