Predictive Modeling: The Second Most Important Ingredient for Provider Accountability

Jaan Sidorov

First posted 10/04/11 on The Disease Management Care Blog

“Accountability.”  Everyone wants it, right?

While it’s one thing for health care providers to be “accountable” for costs, it’s another for them to actually make money at it.  The Disease Management Care Blog is continuously amazed at how many physicians and administrators believe that dollops of “primary care,” “prevention” and “wellness” will empty hospital beds and cause insurance money to appear like the morning dew on a windshield of a physician specialist’s BMW.

Believe that and the DMCB has an ORD-SFO United Airlines upgrade “departure management card” it would like to sell you.

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