Value-Based Care

Video: How VERA Improves the Physical Therapy Rehab Process

Video: How VERA Improves the Physical Therapy Rehab Process

A new study by the Duke Clinical Research Institute has shown that, compared to traditional PT following TKR surgery, our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) virtual PT platform offers huge cost savings for post-acute providers, without sacrificing efficiency or safety — and you can get all the details in this exclusive video.

The Future of Virtual Therapy within the CJR Bundled Payments Model of Care

The Future of Virtual Therapy within the CJR Bundled Payments Model of Care

In this second part of our interview with Valere Bundled Solutions co-founder and renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Frank Aluisio, we discuss the role that virtual therapy is likely to play within the new model of CJR bundled payments in the years to come.

5 Ways Digital Technologies Are Transforming Healthcare Delivery

5 Ways Digital Technologies Are Transforming Healthcare Delivery

The tools of modern healthcare are increasingly, progressively rooted in a variety of digital technologies, like those that power sensors, computers, communication strategies, sophisticated algorithms for analysis, prediction, prevention, decision support, and so on. These tools are already transforming care delivery — and the revolution is just beginning.

How Physicians Can Boost Quality & Satisfaction with Bundled Payments: An Interview with Dr. Frank Aluisio

How Physicians Can Boost Quality & Satisfaction with Bundled Payments: An Interview with Dr. Frank Aluisio

Valere Bundled Solutions, a physician-run group co-founded by Dr. Frank Aluisio, offers a bundled payments service model designed to help physicians, administrators, and other healthcare professionals make the transition to value-based care. “In 20 years of practice, this is the most rewarding experience I’ve had,” Dr. Aluisio told us. 

Optimizing Patient Recovery with Privileged Insights from Digital Assistants

Optimizing Patient Recovery with Privileged Insights from Digital Assistants

The process of rehabilitation can be quite complex, often varies from patient-to-patient, and is critically dependent upon patient engagement. Patient adherence to prescribed rehabilitation, together with careful clinician oversight and adjustment of prescribed activities during recovery, can have an enormous impact on the long-term outcomes of acute interventions. 

How VERA Transforms the Patient Experience

How VERA Transforms the Patient Experience

An ongoing study has demonstrated that digital healthcare tools such as VERA™, when implemented with outpatient lower extremity joint replacement surgery, can serve as a very valuable solution to decrease visit utilization and potentially accelerate recovery while increasing patient satisfaction and convenience.

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement initiative: 3 key opportunities

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement initiative: 3 key opportunities

According to the CDC, hip and knee replacements constituted nearly 1 million procedures and more than $7 billion in hospitalizations alone, with the costs of the procedure varying greatly from region to region. It is estimated that the CJR initiative will affect approximately 23% of all LEJR procedures and generate approximately $343 million in Medicare savings over 5 years.

Part 2 - Demystifying CJR for Healthcare Providers: Waivers and Incentives

Part 2 - Demystifying CJR for Healthcare Providers:  Waivers and Incentives

In last week’s part 1 of Demystifying CJR for Healthcare Providers, we went over gainsharing and financial agreements between hospitals and clinicians. In part 2, we will go over the reimbursement waivers and incentives aimed to increase flexibility in the post acute setting