Gainsharing Strategies, Physician Champions, Getting Physician Buy In

Afshin A. Anoushiravani, Ryan M. Nunley

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As healthcare spending continues to outpace economic growth, legislators and healthcare economists have explored many processes aimed at improving efficiency and reducing waste. Gainsharing or the general concept that organizations and their employees can work together to continually improve outcomes at reduced expenditures in exchange for a portion of the savings has been shown to be effective within the healthcare system. Although gainsharing principles may be applicable to healthcare organizations and their physician partners, specific parameters should be followed when implementing these arrangements. This article will discuss 10 gainsharing strategies aimed at properly aligning healthcare organizations and physicians, which if followed will ensure the successful implementation of gainsharing initiatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1723-1727
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2017


  • alternative payment models
  • bundle payments
  • gainsharing
  • orthopedics
  • value-based care

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