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However, because of the rising cost of care, efforts are being made to transform the spending curve on healthcare. For example, facilities have introduced value-based models of purchasing to reward healthcare providers for providing quality healthcare. Also, facilities are using IT systems that allow leaders to track how providers care for patients and the level of outcomes that are achieved. Hospitals are also implementing the Bundled Payment model to be able to pay multiple healthcare providers for providing multiple services required for a pre-defined care episode. For example, hospitals are using bundled payments for services such as planned knee or hip replacement, myocardial infraction care, and kidney transplants ( Joel, 2017). By evaluating the overall costs of such services, physicians and healthcare facilities accurately determine what they will cost, the number of days the patient should stay in the hospital, and the resources, equipment, and therapies that they need. This method has enabled members of the healthcare team to work collaboratively at every stage of treatment.
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ACCESS, COST, AND QUALITY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING 5 Healthcare professionals and systems are turning to clinical analytics to ensure compliance with healthcare reforms. By abiding by the requirements of healthcare reforms, patients will enjoy improved service delivery and reduced costs of care. Clinical analytics will help healthcare systems to gain essential knowledge needed for them to answer numerous questions about quality service delivery and how to make improvements ( Mohammed et al., 2016). State and federal governments are also developing federal regulations in the form of incentives for facilities and providers who meet specific metrics. Strict disciplinary measures are also being developed for those who violate quality regulations. Health practitioners are also moving to evidence-based care to improve the quality of care. Using evidence-based care is crucial because it provides practitioners with ways of achieving the Triple Aim's goals for quality improvement, reduced care costs, and increased satisfaction of patients. The strategy also allows patients to have a payment system that ensures appropriate utilization of care resources. Quality Measures and Evaluation and Role Development Measuring healthcare outcomes has become a mandatory requirement as healthcare stakeholders focus on improving the quality of care and improving patient outcomes. Healthcare
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