In this thought-provoking episode, we delve into the transformative world of value-based care, exploring the multifaceted facets that are reshaping the future of healthcare. Join us as we dissect the vital components of this paradigm shift, from tackling social determinants of health and championing health equity, to seamlessly integrating behavioral health into patient care. Discover how population health enablement is empowering communities, while bundled payments revolutionize the healthcare landscape. We'll also uncover the incredible role of technology and patient outreach, enabling unprecedented levels of personalized care and accessibility. And lastly, we navigate the critical importance of physician engagement, a driving force behind the success of value-based care. As we peer into the crystal ball, we envision the future role of hospitals, embracing change and embracing innovation.
Joining us in the discussion this week are three important thought leaders in value-based care transformation:
Dr. Caroline Goldzweig, Chief Medical Officer – Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation
Cynthia Deculus, Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer, Cedars-Sinai
Dr. Michael Conseulos, Vice President Strategy, Growth, and Innovation Consulting at OptumInsight
Get ready to be inspired as we illuminate the path toward a healthier, fairer, and more compassionate healthcare system. The journey starts now!
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This audio was re-purposed from a discussion that took place at the Pinnacle Value Based Care Symposium on April 24th, 2023.
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02:30 This we ek’s episode is all about the VBC paradigm shift –from tackling SDOH and championing health equity, to seamlessly integrating behavioral health into patient care.
03:30 This week’s guests are Dr. Caroline Goldzweig (Cedars Sinai Medical Foundation), Cynthia Deculus (Cedars Sinai) and Dr. Michael Consuelos (OptumInsight)
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05:15 “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” - Mahatma Ghandi
06:45 “We are finally seeing major movement in the direction of healthcare providers addressing social determinants of health.”
09:00 “There is so much more to making people healthy than just writing a prescription. We must begin to impact how patients are living.”
11:00 Cynthia discusses how Cedars Sinai is helping patients navigate the totality of health and social needs, especially dual eligible Medicare patients.
14:00 Patients who have a chronic disease have a three to four times higher frequency of behavioral health comorbidities.
14:30 Cedars Sinai Collaborative Care Model – an overview of how Cedars Sinai is integrating behavioral health in the primary care setting.
16:45 How Care Teams at Cedars Sinai coordinate transitions of care and prevent ED overuse for patients dealing with a behavioral health condition.
18:00 Behavioral health provider workforce challenges and the role of technology and education to fill the void in providing whole-person care.
20:00 Depression screenings in primary care and the need for more inpatient psychiatry beds in the acute care setting.
22:00 34% of all deaths from cancer could be prevented if disparities in access to care were eliminated!