Value-Based Integrated Health Care

America’s health care system is changing rapidly, and the University of Miami Health System is leading the transformation as a center of excellence in value-based care. The only academic medical center in South Florida, the University of Miami Health System is expanding the scope of care, improving cost effectiveness, revolutionizing the patient experience, and upholding the high quality academic training and research for which we are world renowned.

Actions

  • Establish UM hospitals under a single license resulting in operational savings and a unified model of care
  • Expand comprehensive cancer care in the region to meet growing demand, and explore expansion of clinical practice in areas such as cardiology, orthopaedics, behavioral health, and primary care
  • Position The Lennar Foundation Medical Center as a model facility for future health care delivery marked by patient-centered, easily accessible care in a compassionate, state-of-the-art setting
  • Invest in the professional community among medical faculty and staff and a system-wide commitment to a shared vision for excellence
  • Augment the strong new executive team with talented professionals who possess academic strength, deep understanding of health care delivery, and the personal skills to build a diverse Culture of Belonging
The accountable lead for the Value-Based Integrated Health Care initiative is Steven Altschuler, senior vice president for health affairs.

 

"Responding to emergencies like the Zika virus requires a new approach that is both integrated and comprehensive.”

Christine Curry
Co-Director of the UM Zika Response Team