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Thursday, March 7, 2019

WATCH ON-DEMAND: A Conversation with Geisinger Health System - Leveraging Physician Partnerships in Reducing Variation

While physicians are responsible for over 80% of quality and cost decisions, they are often not equipped with the appropriate tools to impact unnecessary care variation. During this on-demand presentation, Dr. Michael Suk and Jun Amora discuss how Geisinger has achieved outsized results in their clinical variation reduction efforts by leveraging strong physician partnerships.

Topics they cover include:

  • How the Geisinger team overhauled its approach to evaluating costly medical supplies and vetting new products
  • The role evidence-based care protocols and clinical involvement played in ensuring short- and long-term success
  • A detailed case study outlining how they moved from strategy to execution
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