The Steadman Group provides project management, program development and administration, technical assistance, and policy/ operational services to businesses, government entities and organizations working with public-sector funded health programs and systems.
The Steadman Group difference: We are not a large consulting firm where clients will get lost in the shuffle.
Through our collective network and resources, we shape the team for each individual project based on the unique and individual needs of each of our clients.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Accountable care communities
- Behavioral health integration
- Coordination across the continuum of care
- Coordinating community care coordinators
- Payment reform and value based payment models
- Health information exchange integration use cases
- Value based purchasing
- Primary care medical home
- Data quality, measurement and ongoing improvement
- The integration of policy and program design with operations and technical systems
- Community workforce development
- Health systems capacity building, includes workforce development, system infrastructure technology and tools, and provider system supports to adopt value based payment models
We are a small, nimble organization that is capable of identifying your unique challenges and needs and providing exceptional support, guidance, assistance and direction to make things happen. Get in touch to find out how we can help you.
"A complex patient can have numerous care managers, case managers and care coordinators at any given time..."
Coordinating the Care Coordinators
A complex patient can have numerous care managers, case managers and care coordinators at any given time with payers, hospital systems, primary care offices, behavioral health providers, social service providers and others offering care coordination services to reduce unnecessary utilization of services. There is a need to systematically identify all of the players and improve communication to reduce duplication and cost of care, improve care quality, and create a better experience for the patient.
The Steadman Group has worked with care coordinators from disparate community organizations to systematically improve communication among primary care, behavioral health, social services, home care, hospice and others, thereby reducing fragmentation and improving the patient experience.
Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles
An AARP survey showed that a significant proportion of older adults experience problems with their medical care, including a medical error (23%), poor communication (20%), readmission (15%), and lack of follow up (6%) (AARP, 2009). One estimate of the cost of waste associated with poor care coordination was $25 billion to $45 billion for 2011. (Source)
"The cost of waste associated with poor care coordination was $25 billion to $45 billion..."
The Steadman Group has worked in states with Medicare-Medicaid Demonstration MOUs to support data-driven care coordination models to reduce avoidable utilization, establish medical homes for individuals with Medicare and Medicaid, and use multi-disciplinary extender teams to help older adults receive long term services and supports.
"Improving access to comprehensive primary care in rural areas is critical to improving health outcomes and lowering costs."
Patient Centered Medical Home
Improving access to comprehensive primary care in rural areas is critical to improving health outcomes and lowering costs.
The Steadman Group has developed and implemented models for improving access to advanced primary care practices in rural areas. Our staff participates in nationally-recognized medical home development efforts for safety-net populations to improve care and optimize use of resources.