CHAPTER TWENTY CHANGING THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM.DOCX

CHAPTER TWENTY CHANGING THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Nadereh Pourat
Hector P. Rodriguez
Learning Objectives

  • Clarify how health care market failures result in the fragmentation of patient care and an overemphasis on treatment of medical problems, rather than preventing them in the first place

  • Summarize the contemporary efforts to change the U.S. health care delivery system

  • Analyze the most prominent delivery system reform strategies aimed at (1) patients, (2) health care professionals, and (3) payers and insurers

  • Assess the trade-offs associated with using intrinsic versus extrinsic motivators for changing provider behavior

  • Compare the promises and challenges of current delivery system strategies to improve performance

  • Through discussion, develop strategic priorities for the implementation of delivery system change in different health care delivery settings

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