As our High Value Care Task Force suggests, most patients want palliative interventions when indicated. ... fulfills our fiduciary responsibility, to both patients and society, to provide high-value care.
1. Primary care is high value care. Health care spending is out of control. ... Thus, the future of health care is going to have to be about value.
Use referral guidelines and referral response checklists to ensure high-value and effective referrals. ... ACP's High Value Care Coordination Toolkit provides resources to facilitate the transfer of patients back and forth between primary care and
Tools and resources to move toward value-based care, including access to ACP's Practice Advisor, referrals to Practice Transformation Networks, and free CME/MOC through High Value Care cases. ... Practice transformation tools to assist with navigating
Zeroing in on high-value care shifts the focus of cancer screening from finding the most cases to balancing clinical benefits with harms such as false positives, pain, anxiety, overdiagnosis, and ... Image by aldomurillo. Experts say the best strategy is
2014-2016; High Value Care Task Force, 2015-present; Governance Committee, 2015-2016; Vice-chair, Financial Policy and Audit Committee, 2015-2016; Chair-elect, Board of Governors, 2015-2016; Chair, Board ... Dr. Fincher. Present position: Partner, Center
ACP Fellowship: 1998. Current patient care activities: General internal medicine, 40%; rheumatology, 60%. ... ACP activities: Clinical Guidelines Committee, 2014-present; Medical Practice and Quality Committee, 2013-present; High Value Care Task Force,
differences among clinicians; and to use this information effectively in making informed health care choices. ... In addition, the College supports public reporting of initiatives such as ACP's High Value Care initiative or the American Board of Internal
ACP has proposed that Congress create a national, physician-led initiative to promote high-value care, promote research into comparative effectiveness, and reduce the needless expense of defensive medicine. ... readmissions. To this end, ACP has proposed
worldwide problem of overuse of medical services and failure to provide high-value care. ... Educate all stakeholders on the importance of high-value care. This includes physicians, patients, hospital and insurance administrators, policymakers, and