When I graduated from high school my first job was a sales position with Cutco knives. I did not last long as a knife salesperson, but I did learn a valuable lesson. My first report to the sales manager he asked about my activities from the previous week. There was a box for “number of contacts made” and I went into a narrative about all the reasons why I had not made many contacts. He stopped me and said (as best as I recall) “ Dave, you see that tiny box (pointing to th
Titles are supposed to be catchy, if you are reading this I probably succeeded in that regard. Given the nuance of meaning, PHC could mean anything, however. So to be clear, what I am referring to is value based care (VBC). Oh, you might think, that old thing. Don’t give up on me yet!
VBC is all the rage. You can’t read a thoughtful industry magazine without some mention of this term or the triple aim or something similar. So, you might ask, what is the difference with PHC?