6 Posts in Healthcare
We see the shift from pay-for-services models to pay-for-performance models as the future of healthcare delivery in the United States. Training allied health professionals is a key factor for success in this model, and Keith Winsor, Product Manager for Rehabilitation Therapies at Relias Learning, explains how we can help.
Change is the process by which the future invades our lives. – Alvin Toffler, Future Shock
New laws, such as the Affordable Care Act, and new regulations or high-level policy changes can have a sudden and substantial impact on the health care delivery system. While the effects may unfold more gradually, a change driver such as shifting population demographics also has a substantial impact.
The future of healthcare is not as far off as people think. We’ve already shared the six trends that are already affecting change throughout the industry, and discussed the specific changes affecting the IDD and HHS fields. Now, with recent legislation, we’re beginning to see the future of behavioral health change as well.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia
Growing out of some personal and family experiences in recent years, I’ve been reflecting on the caring part of healthcare. This reflection occurs alongside my continued thinking...
When Benjamin Franklin wrote anonymously in 1735 that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” most people probably don’t realize that he was actually referring to fire safety. Franklin was campaigning that his adopted city of Philadelphia should organize something akin to a fire department, just as had been done to good effect in his native city of Boston.