Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care

Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care – April 2013'Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care' expands on four strategies originally identified in the report, 'Hospitals and Care Systems of the Future.' These strategies were identified as major priorities for hospitals and health care organizations moving from the volume-based first curve to the value-based second curve.

  1. Aligning hospitals, physicians and other clinical providers across the continuum of care
  2. Utilizing evidence-based practices to improve quality and patient safety
  3. Improving efficiency through productivity and financial management
  4. Developing integrated information systems

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