Five Key Benefits: How Care Management Can Help Improve Value to Market

Posted by Cindy Williams on Feb 22, 2023 10:05:35 AM
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As an orthopedic surgeon, you know how important it is to provide your patients with the best possible care. But providing high-quality care can be challenging, especially when you have a large patient population or complex cases. That's where care management can be incredibly helpful. In this blog, we'll explore the five key benefits of care management for patients and how it can help you as an orthopedic surgeon.


1. Improved Patient Outcomes

One of the most significant benefits of care management is that it can lead to improved patient outcomes. When patients receive personalized, coordinated care, they are more likely to follow their treatment plans and make the lifestyle changes necessary for a speedy recovery. Care managers can help ensure that patients attend follow-up appointments, take their medications as prescribed, and engage in physical therapy or other activities to aid in their recovery. By doing so, they can help prevent complications and reduce the risk of re-injury or chronic pain.

2. Increased Patient Satisfaction

When patients feel like they are receiving personalized, coordinated care, they are more likely to be satisfied with their experience. Care managers can help patients navigate the healthcare system and answer questions about their treatment plan. They can also help patients with non-medical issues, such as transportation to appointments, financial assistance, or emotional support. This level of support can go a long way toward building trust between patients and healthcare providers, which can lead to increased patient satisfaction.

3. Reduced Healthcare Costs

Care management can also help reduce healthcare costs. When patients receive appropriate and timely care, they are less likely to require hospitalizations or emergency department visits. Care managers can help prevent unnecessary tests or procedures and ensure that patients are receiving the most appropriate care for their condition. By doing so, they can help reduce healthcare costs for both patients and healthcare systems.

4. Improved Practice Efficiency

Care management can help orthopedic surgeons manage their patient populations more efficiently. By providing personalized care and follow-up, care managers can help ensure that patients are receiving appropriate care outside of the office, which can reduce the number of office visits needed. This can free up time for orthopedic surgeons to focus on more complex cases or other tasks, which can improve practice efficiency.

5. Improved Communication and Collaboration

Finally, care management can help improve communication and collaboration among healthcare providers involved in a patient's care. Care managers can serve as a central point of contact for all providers, ensuring that everyone is on the same page regarding the patient's care plan. They can also help identify and address any gaps in care or potential medical errors, which can improve patient safety.


In conclusion, care management for patients can provide orthopedic surgeons with several key benefits, including improved patient outcomes, increased patient satisfaction, reduced healthcare costs, improved practice efficiency, and improved communication and collaboration. If you are an orthopedic surgeon looking to improve the care you provide to your patients, consider working with a care management team to help ensure that your patients are receiving the best possible care.

To learn more about how MPOWERHealth 360CareNav can help your practice, schedule a 1:1 consultation today.

About MPOWERHealth

MPOWERHealth is dedicated to empowering better healthcare through innovative solutions for physicians, hospitals, payors, employers, and consumers that optimize healthcare delivery for improved efficiencies, outcomes, and patient satisfaction. Its services include integrated physician networks that support collaboration between musculoskeletal providers; care management solutions, from transition care to remote patient monitoring for increased patient engagement and decreased re-admissions; best-in-class intraoperative neuromonitoring and surgical assist services for enhanced OR efficiencies and patient safety; and health plan solutions that create direct access to the highest level of conservative musculoskeletal care at a set cost. Headquartered in Addison, Texas, MPOWERHealth serves more than 400 physicians, more than 40,000 patients annually and more than 300 facilities in 24 states. For more information and to see the company's comprehensive service offerings, visit MPOWERHealth.

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