Healthcare Trends and Issue ideas
Skim the following website: http://www.commonwealthfund.org/topics/health-care-delivery
Read the attached article: Berryman, S.N., Palmer, S.P., Kohl, J.E., & Parham, J.S. (2013). Medical Home Model of Patient-Centered Health Care. MEDSURG Nursing, 22(3), 166-196
Answer and discuss the following questions:
1. Initiatives to transform the health system have the potential to improve care for everyone. How might changes address health disparities?
2. Has your organization seen a shifting from a reimbursement system based on volume of services provided to one based on the value of care? How is nursing impacted by this change?