Win Whitcomb, MD, MHM, Remedy’s Chief Medical Officer was invited to speak at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Annual Meeting, thenation’s largest annual gathering of internal medicine doctors, including a dedicated track for hospitalists. More than 6,000 internal medicine physicians, subspecialists, medical students, and allied health professionals from around the world are attending the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2016, held this year in Washington, D.C. from May 5 - 7.
Dr. Whitcomb’s session, “Value-Based Purchasing for the Hospitalist,” details the current and future state of value-based healthcare for hospitalists, including bundled payments, and describes how physicians can drive success in the new world of value. He provides practical suggestions for improving hospital quality and patient experience, and pays particular attention to safe care transitions, avoiding readmissions, and selecting the best post discharge location.
The purpose of the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 is to update physicians about recent advances in clinical medicine and related sciences and to help them revise their clinical practices to improve patient care.