Clinical Integration is an organizational model sanctioned by the Federal Trade Commission. It allows independent physicians to jointly negotiate for commercial contracts that offer financial rewards from higher base rates or performance-based bonuses for an investment in quality, efficiency and performance improvement. The FTC requires these organizations to demonstrate a commitment to quality and outcomes via the follow strategies:
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- Creating a medical community aligned around quality initiatives and payer engagement
- Using a common information technology platform to capture disease specific data throughout the network to assist in proactive patient care
- Developing best practices