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About 1 in 5 healthcare payments is tied to value-based model

Brief Published Jan. 11, 2019 Dive Brief: Value-based care and other healthcare quality initiatives have made inroads, with an estimated 4% annual growth in value-based payments and 7% average annual increase in hospitals and clinicians participating in major clinical registries, a new Q-Centrix report shows. The consultancy’s report looks at participation in quality programs and resource… Read More »

With back pain, depression tied to higher healthcare spending

(Reuters Health) – – When patients with painful back problems are also depressed, they have significantly higher healthcare costs than back-pain patients without depression, a U.S. study suggests. Getting treatment for both depression and back pain may reduce pain episodes and the economic burden, the study authors write in the journal Pain Medicine. “Back pain… Read More »