Rosemarie Day, president of Day Health Strategies, tells Health Plan Week these success stories are real bottom-line material, generated by payers and providers being able to “truly share information on a patient,” like through electronic medical records. “But is also a cultural change for them [physicians],” she adds. And, Day stresses, there is a need to have insurers take the impetus to effect new attitudes about care management. “Insurers are trying to move in the right direction and reset incentives, and there are some docs already there. But others are slower on the adoption curve and need a push,” she says.
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