An established methodology for success in value-based healthcare using tested protocols developed by leading physicians.
Orthopedic Care Pathway is a comprehensive care redesign offering, allowing for fluid patient management and care team collaboration across pre-op, acute, and post-acute settings.
Key differences in our program confer more benefits to your organization:
Our commitment to creating true value in healthcare delivery means that we do not and should not get paid unless the hospital is successful in reducing its total episode costs while improving patient quality and outcomes. Based on the CJR model, our success fee will be aligned with the success of the CJR program.
By aligning short-term needs with long-term goals, Medtronic aims to lead the way in defining success in value-based healthcare and is the right partner for your organization.
We do more than address short-term needs; We offer the long-term support necessary to realize your broader organizational goals.
Members of our Care Pathway team have had success in value-based healthcare in their own institutions, and we’ve synthesized their best practices as the basis of our approach.
Our purpose is to reduce episode costs, improve quality, and increase patient satisfaction — the elements of care that impact CMS reconciliation payments the most.
These drivers for success require time, organization, and leadership commitment. We bring the infrastructure and people power it takes to establish each of these in your organization.
Orthopedic Care Pathway addresses the entire continuum through essential protocols and interventions, all delivered through partnership, and derived from physicians with expertise in bundled payments.
The Orthopedic Care Pathway model is designed around your organizational success and can be initiated without any upfront investment on your behalf. You’ll experience immediate peace of mind as we:
Medtronic Orthopedic Care Pathway partners with you
Generic Risk Profile for CJR Episode Reconciliation Payments
Orthopedic Care Pathway includes clinician-designed and expert-led care that incorporates entire episode-of-care management and a risk partner who is focused on improving your outcomes and driving your success.
These nationally recognized physicians bring collective experience from their diverse backgrounds, including academic, private practice and private hospitals. This team is well published on their successes in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative and has already been setting the standard in value-based clinical protocols and care pathway advisory services.
Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model—Provider and Technical Fact Sheet. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. https://innovation.cms.gov/files/fact-sheet/cjr-providerfs-finalrule.pdf. Accessed October 13, 2016.
Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model—Frequently Asked Questions. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. https://innovation.cms.gov/Files/x/cjr-faq.pdf. Accessed October 13, 2016.