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Value-Based Care Initiatives at AAMC

The AAMC’s Value-Based Care Team works with teaching hospitals on a variety of initiatives.

What’s New in Value-Based Care

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Call for applications now open for 2022 AAMC Telehealth Equity Catalyst (TEC) Awards and Pilot Grants

The TEC Awards and new TEC Pilot Grants recognize and highlight the efforts of member institutions that are advancing health care equity through telehealth and health technology in new and effective ways. Awardees and grantees are also using telehealth to tackle barriers to care that impact health and health care equity.

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Ambulatory Access Measures: New Patient Median Lag Time Data Snapshot

The AAMC and Vizient Data Snapshot, “Ambulatory Access Measures: New Patient Median Lag Time,” provides an overview of variation in lag times across Clinical Practice Solutions Center member organizations measured by the time between scheduled and completed appointment dates. Health systems can use this snapshot when evaluating their own data.

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The AAMC Launches the Primary Care First Collaborative

The AAMC’s new Primary Care First (PCF) Collaborative provides proactive advocacy support, policy interpretation, education on programmatic rules and methodologies, data management and analysis, benchmarking (in partnership with DataGen), and facilitation of best practice sharing with institutions that are participating in the PCF model.

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AAMC Project CORE Launches New Cohort

The Project CORE (Coordinating Optimal Referral Experiences) Network recently expanded to include six new teaching hospitals and health systems that are implementing the Project CORE model this year.

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Innovations in Health Technology: Telehealth

This collection of resources highlights the impact of telehealth in academic medicine, specifically focusing on medical education and training, the clinical delivery system and its workforce, and patients’ access to care. The resources include reports about sustaining telehealth success, including integration imperatives and the AAMC’s telehealth competencies.

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eConsults and Enhanced Referrals: Project CORE

The AAMC has partnered with more than 40 teaching hospitals, children's hospitals, and health care organizations to successfully implement eConsults and enhanced referrals. Through these new tools built into the electronic health record and a robust implementation strategy, Project CORE improves communication and coordination between primary care providers and specialists, enables timelier access to specialty input, and improves value and experience for patients and providers.

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AAMC Value-Based Care Collaboratives

The Value-Based Care Team offers policy interpretation, advocacy support, and clinical insights on best practices to improve quality and manage patients’ total cost of care.

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Value-Based Care: Examples in Practice

The Examples in Practice Series highlights the challenges faced and strategies used by leaders at several health systems while participating in value-based care programs from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

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Access to Ambulatory Care

Health systems can use the Access to Care Framework, Data Snapshots, and other resources in this collection to improve and expand access to ambulatory care.

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