Value-Based Healthcare Purchasing

  • James S. Powers


The US healthcare system is undergoing a value-based transformation. Value-based purchasing is a demand-side strategy to reward quality in healthcare delivery. The opportunities and challenges involved in value-based transformation are real and substantial. The scope of transformation of the US healthcare system includes all healthcare providers, healthcare systems, consumers, and healthcare educational institutions.


Value-based purchasing Quality in healthcare delivery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James S. Powers
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  1. 1.Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical CenterNashvilleUSA

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