Factors that Contribute to Logistic Efficiency Given the complex interplay between incentive program designs, provider characteristics, and other external factors, evaluations of VBP programs need to consider an array of factors that potentially contribute to observed effects.
—Damberg et al., 2014
As you compose your response to the questions posed below, reflect on how facility design, logistics, and value purchasing represent some of the arrays of factors that contribute to logistic efficiency.
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To prepare for this Discussion:
To prepare, read the case studies provided in this week’s Learning Resources and consider the application of these ideas to your organization or an organization with which you are familiar with.
By Day 3
Post a cohesive response to the following:
Based on the readings and case studies on facility design, what are some of the advantages and disadvantages of these changes? How do these facility design concepts impact patient care? Does it offer an advantage in improving quality outcomes?
What advantage does value-based purchasing offer to a health care organization? Is there a downside to this strategy?
Support your response by identifying and explaining key points and/or examples presented in the Learning Resources.