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Dale Payne


We don’t think about value in health systems, but we think about cost. Value-based healthcare is about being obsessed with amazing outcomes. It forces us to be proactive and target scarce resources more equitably and efficiently to where patients need them most.

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Value-Based Healthcare Canada

Canada’s healthcare systems are under exceptional stress. We must improve patient care and outcomes, cost transparency, and capacity to meet current needs and serve future generations. Value-based healthcare (VBHC) is an international framework that can help achieve this by focusing on self-reported outcomes and quality of life. 

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