The cost of spine care is rising each year, and experts report that 30% of the $200 billion spent on the management of these conditions does not lead to improved outcomes. In addition, it may lead to iatrogenic injury and harm.
Using a Using a Spine Care Partners (SCP) tool called "Do I Need A MRI?", Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in Upstate New York has implemented a simple approach to reducing unnecessary MRIs. A companion tool SCP uses to change provider behavior is "Do I need a surgical referral?"
If you are interested in more information regarding our Spine Care Partners Toolbox and our complete solution to improve value in spine care, please message us below, or call Dr John Ventura +1 (585) 943-7680
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Deliver streamlined live or online spine triage and management workshops for PCPs, DCs and PTs plus online community and support while carefully monitoring your providers’ outcomes and feedback.