|Create Date||October 9, 2015|
|Last Updated||October 9, 2015|
Value-based health care is no longer merely an aspirational goal or an academic concept to be defined and debated. It is happening now, and evidence shows that it is working: driving improved outcomes for patients and reducing costs. The stories, articles, and case studies in the ICHOM book, What Matters Most, provides rich examples of individuals and institutions around the world that are leading the way. The cases in these pages show that outcomes measurement is needed (the “why”), feasible (the “how”), and that, once available, outcomes data have huge potential to improve care and curb costs (the “what”).