Organizing Care

How individuals access and experience care depends on far more than health insurance. At the most basic level are questions about who will provide care and how new approaches to providing care can increase access, make care more convenient, more efficient, and less costly.

RAND Health is evaluating multiple experiments with these new approaches to learn how well they perform and what might improve them.

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  • Jan 10, 2017

    Engaging Consumers in the Quality Measurement

    Engaging consumers in quality measurement is critical to improving quality of care. Researchers identified barriers to consumer participation and suggest ways to address these barriers.

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    Do Nurse-Designed Models of Care Align with a Culture of Health?

    Mar 22, 2017

    Nurses are well positioned to provide care that is consistent with, and contributes to, a culture of health (COH) in their communities, and nurse-designed models of care focus extensively on four COH action areas.

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    Expanding the Scope of Practice of Indiana's Nurses

    Mar 22, 2017

    Legislators in Indiana are considering expanding of scope of practice (SOP) for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs). Regulations allowing a full SOP for APRNs may improve provider supply, access, use, and patient experience with care.

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    Telehealth Prompts New Use of Medical Services; Not Likely to Decrease Spending

    Mar 6, 2017

    Direct-to-consumer telehealth services — touted as a convenient and less-expensive way to get care for minor ailments — appear to prompt new use of medical services and thus may drive up medical spending rather than trim costs.

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    Testing New Codes to Capture Post-Operative Care

    Jan 11, 2017

    RAND piloted proposed G-codes to determine whether doctors understood and correctly applied the codes. Using vignettes to test coding accuracy, researchers made recommendations for refining coding instructions.

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