The Project aims to improve stroke patients’ quality of life through developing more integrated care pathway from the patient’s view. The Pilot contains of three major parts – various innovation projects led by hospitals, measuring patient reported outcomes for the first time, and testing a new, bundled payment model for the whole stroke care pathway. For collecting, reporting and benchmarking outcomes and costs, IT-solution is used to support the project.
Better quality of life for stroke patients
A unique national stroke patient pathway pilot puts patient at the centre and tries out various incentives to make the pathway better.
The Estonian Health Insurance Fund (EHIF) took a big leap towards value-based healthcare as they started a national stroke patient pathway pilot involving 4 out of 6 hospitals in Estonia providing acute stroke care. How did this project get started? What has been successful so far? And most important, what are the lessons learned?
Read more on ICHOM’s blog: https://conference.ichom.org/nordic-healthcare-group-blog/