Intermountain and its analytics subsidiary assist handle value-based care

In 2011, Intermountain Healthcare made a deliberate resolution to maneuver assertively towards value-based care. The Salt Lake Metropolis-based well being system believed that in an effort to drive higher affordability and high quality for the communities it served it will want to interact in steadily growing numbers of value-based care contracts.

Since that 2011 resolution was made, Intermountain has seen stable efficiency and large momentum in its value-based care preparations.

Uncovering disproportionate good points

“However we began to note that though general our efficiency was good, we noticed there have been instruments and providers that had been out there to suppliers who had been employed by Intermountain Healthcare that had been driving disproportionate good points,” mentioned Andrew Sorenson, chief analytics officer at Castell, Intermountain’s analytics platform subsidiary. 

Castell was launched in 2019 to assist suppliers, payers, ACOs and others make higher use of their knowledge and handle the calls for of value-based reimbursement.

“The good points had been within the affordability and the standard of care being delivered,” mentioned Sorenson.

However solely about half of the sufferers within the Intermountain’s value-based care preparations had been handled by these employed suppliers.

Excessive-performance value-based care

“So in an effort to drive higher