In an article featured in MedCityNews, Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen says “let’s tear down the silos that transport seniors through the classic stages of hospitals, rehab, assisted living, and nursing homes.” Value-based care or better yet, global risk, has a way of disintegrating these silos. If providers want to get paid, they must collaborate. That means instead of treating a singular issue, we must reach out to the rest of the ecosystem, coordinating treatment and driving together toward a meaningful outcome.
Under Two-Sided Risk Models, Quality Of Care Increases Compared To FFS Medicare
December 20, 2022Meaghan Puglisi
In Home Health Care News, reporter Andrew Donlan reports that data examinations are beginning to shed greater insight on just how much better value-based payment models are for quality of care. When comparing two-sided risk models in Medicare Advantage (MA) versus fee-for-service Medicare programs, the former performed better in all eight quality-of-care metrics. That is […]
Matt Nyquist, Lifespark Chief Population Health Officer, joined Michael D. Bailey, CEO American Health Partners, Dwight Brown, CEO Homebase Medical, and Seffrah Orlando, Senior PR Specialist for SCAN Health Plan for a discussion at Aging Media’s CONTINUUM Conference. The CEO Provider Outlook for Senior Care Across the Continuum panel was moderated by Aging Media editor, […]
Post-Acute, Senior Care Providers Must Be ‘The Answer’
December 6, 2022Meaghan Puglisi
At Aging Media’s CONTINUUM conference, Lifespark Chief Population Health Officer, Matt Nyquist, shared where more integration can occur across the continuum. In this Skilled Nursing News article, Matt says, “If you can find a way to provide a better return for your payer, you can help the health system take risk and drive outcomes and […]