The bundled care model is a patient-centered approach to episodes of care, where all the components of a defined clinical intervention, such as a procedure, are approached as a comprehensive package, or bundle. This is in contrast to the traditional US health care perspective where services are provided and paid for independently, resulting in silos and fragmented care.
The bundled care model takes the patient perspective for the entire episode and promotes coordination, quality and efficiency. UW Health has developed a bundled care program to begin to approach our care delivery in a more coordinated and standardized approach in order to ensure high quality outcomes, improve patient experience and reduce the cost of care.
Bundled Payments (Hospital and Health Networks)
UW Health Bundled Care Workspaces
What are Bundled Payments? (video)
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Center for Clinical Knowledge Management (CCKM)
Transitions in Care
UW Health Improvement Network (UWHIN)