The role of value in provider-patient-payer relationships.

Academic Article


  • Value is becoming a topic of interest to 3 key players in the healthcare field-patients, payers, and providers. This article examines various value definitions and puts forth a composite value definition incorporating cost, quality, and worth elements. A value triad is created to demonstrate how value can be a linking mechanism between patient, payers and providers. Examples are then provided to assist managers in examining the value associated with payers and patients.
  • Published In

  • Hospital Topics  Journal
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    Author List

  • Benson KJ; Weech-Maldonado R; Gamm LD
  • Start Page

  • 21
  • End Page

  • 28
  • Volume

  • 81
  • Issue

  • 3