Many research and peer reviewed studies show that high-performing doctors produce better outcomes and cost less. Integrating evidence-based data of doctors’ practice experience like PRS into virtual health delivery platforms or health insurer’s provider network management system makes it easy for patients and professionals to find and access the best provider for their needs when and where they need the most, and at a more affordable cost.
Did you happen to see the recent article from the New York Times titled, “Hospitals and Insurers Didn’t Want You to See These Prices. Here’s Why?” The August 2021, article is about how now a complete list of prices negotiated with private insurers, from every hospital, has been ordered from the federal government to be published.
Provider Ranking System (PRS) is designed for use by self-insured employers and health insurance companies to manage networks of providers, and to ensure that their employees or clients have access to the best doctors and other providers. View our online training demo and learn more.
There is more to be gained by the release of Denniston Data’s Provider Ranking System, than the ability of users to find the most high-performing physicians…On a higher level, the very existence of an objective, transparent and annually updated ranking tool like PRS, serves a greater good.
When it comes to finding a medical provider, conducting your own due diligence is key. Whether it be individuals looking for healthcare providers, or professionals researching doctors, it is crucial to look beyond a provider’s resume and consult as many reliable resources as possible.
Patients who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty performed by a high-volume surgeon or in a high-volume hospital are more likely to have a better outcome, including lowered mortality rates, postoperative complications, and hospital lengths of stay.