-- Montefiore is partnering with the state and insurers to create an
incentive pool of monies.
-- Montefiore can measure performance standards across an integrated
system of care -- in an inpatient hospital setting and throughout its
many medical group outpatient settings.
-- It is "payer neutral" because the physician will see only one set of
criteria for incentive pay. Currently, each insurer has its own
separate set of performance standards, which is confusing for the
-- Pay-for-performance measurements will extend beyond just clinical
standards, and include patient satisfaction surveys and utilization
-- Montefiore is using a highly sophisticated, existing clinical
information system to measure both the performance standards required
by the state and an additional dozen standards of care added by
Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital and Academic Medical Center for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, encompasses 125 years of innovative medical "firsts," pioneering clinical research, dedicated community service and ground-breaking social activism.
A full-service, integrated delivery system caring for patients from New York, Westchester County and beyond, Montefiore is a 1,122-bed medical center that includes three hospitals: the Henry and Lucy Moses Division, the Jack D. Weiler Hospital and The Children's Hospital at Montefiore; a large home healthcare agency; the first and largest school health program in the U.S.; a 21-site medical group practice integrated throughout the Bronx and Westchester; and a care management organization providing services to 179,000 health plan members.
The medical center is ranked by the prestigious Leapfrog Group among
the top one percent of all U.S. hospitals based on its strategic
|SOURCE Montefiore Medical Center|
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