Managed care and technology adoption in health care

evidence from magnetic resonance imaging
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National Bureau of Economic Research , Cambridge, MA
Managed care plans (Medical care) -- United States -- Finance., Medical technology -- Economic aspects -- United States., Magnetic resonance imaging -- Costs., Job satisfaction -- United St
StatementLaurence C. Baker.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8020, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8020.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
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Pagination26, [21] p. :
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Open LibraryOL22411871M

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Selective adoption of new technologies is crucial in the quest to control health care costs while preserving or enhancing the quality of care.

This report focuses on evaluation and adoption of innovative procedures and medical devices by managed care organizations (MCOs).Cited by: 3. Managed care activity and technology adoption “Managed care”, for purposes of discussion here, describes a collection of activities health plans can undertake that are designed to reduce the high levels of utilization and spending that accompanied unfettered fee-for-service medicine, and improve the efficiency of health care by: Recent advances in medical technology mean that there are currently an extraordinary array of health care choices available to the public.

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All of the interview subjects emphasized that technology adoption for MCOs involves a multilayered process for determining whether a. Selective adoption of new technologies is crucial in the quest to control health care costs while preserving or enhancing the quality of care.

Excerpt New medical technologies-pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and procedures-often allow great improvements in the outcomes of medical care, but they are also widely believed to be a major cause of.

Downloadable. Increasing managed care activity could influence the adoption and diffusion of new medical technologies.

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This paper empirically examines the relationship between HMO market share and the diffusion of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment.

Across markets, increases in HMO market share are associated with slower diffusion of MRI into hospitals between andand with. Managed Care and Medical Technology Growth 29 In this chapter, we focus on the ability of managed care to influ-ence the adoption of new technologies by hospitals.

In doing so, we follow a considerable body of research that has focused on the link between HMO activity and the availability of new technologies. Pre. Contracting with a managed care organization (MCO) is now a fact of life for most radiology groups in the United States.

MCOs control a portion of the patients in almost every market, from the most urban to the most rural. Although the nature of managed care has changed somewhat over the last 10 years, moving away from lock-in “HMO”-type plans to more flexible point-of-service (POS) or. Treatment patterns are changing, often in directions that have long been viewed as desirable.

For example, in the mental health area, adoption of a managed behavioral health care program is often accompanied by a reduced reliance on hospital-based inpatient care and a greater emphasis on community-based alternatives (Callahan et al., ).Author: Margaret Edmunds, Richard Frank, Michael Hogan, Dennis McCarty, Rhonda Robinson-Beale, Constance Wei.

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In the substance abuse area, managed behavioral health care plans result in dramatic reductions in the use of. Managed Care and the Evalutation and Adoption of Emerging Medical Technologies: Executive Summary - Kindle edition by Garber, Steven, Meili, Robin, Ridgely, Susan M., Taylor, Roger S.

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Researchers generally agree that medical technology has contributed to rising health care costs (). Health insurance removes financial barriers to consumers, thus raising demand for technology and inducing providers to offer a more expensive mix of services.

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To the extent that health information technology (IT) improves health care quality, differential adoption among providers that serve vulnerable populations may exacerbate health disparities. This f Cited by: Health care organizations have had to adapt to many changes in the world around them, from advances in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the emergence of administrative innovations such as managed care and the invention of new information technologies.

The Internet represents a particularly profound change that will enable or force significant changes in organizational form and. Creating a better-functioning health care system requires, among other things, a complete, comprehensive electronic health record (EHR), available at the point and time of by: Value-based Care and APMs offer clinicians an opportunity to make the delivery of healthcare more rewarding and fulfilling, to enhance the care they provide through support for care coordination and other services, to invest in practice transformation, and to build their own innovations in.

If you are a hospital CIO or healthcare IT leader seeking to increase clinician adoption of new technology, consider these change management tips before selecting and implementing a solution.

The working definition of managed care is a system of providing care that is designed to control costs through managed programs in which the physician accepts constraints on the amount charged for.

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Information technology has improved every aspect of our lives, we need to channel information technology to improve our health and care. Providing patients with improved quality and safety, more efficient care and better outcomes is.

Post-Acute Care EHR Adoption, Health Data Exchange Lags Behind Black Book found that most post-acute care facilities lag far behind other care settings in. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - This section provides MCOs information regarding recent communications, participation, policies, contractual requirements, and encounter reporting.

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“Health care is incredibly backward in its use of information and consumer technologies, so it seems ripe for disruption. And, there’s just a lot of damn money in health care,” Levitt said.