Future Trends Health Care 2013 - Page 55

Vaccines - A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one of its surface proteins. The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as foreign, destroy it, and "remember" it, so that the immune system can more easily recognize and destroy any of these microorganisms that it later encounters. Source: Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary Value – A numerical quantity that is assigned or is determined by calculation or measurement. Source: Business Directory.com Value based purchasing (VBP) - A strategy used by employers, and increasingly the Federal government, to use their market power as a force to promote quality and value of health care services. The overarching goal of VBP is a health care system, built on value, with a clea ????????????????????????Y???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)??????????????????????????????????????Y???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????%???????????????????????????)?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????M??????9??????) ?????? ???????????!????)Y??????????????????????M???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)?????????????????????????????????????????????)Y???????????????????????%???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)?????????????????????????????????????????????Q????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)???????????????????????)Y?????????????%????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)Y???????Q?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????l?ul?t?%?????????)??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)????????????????????????????????????????Y??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)??????????????????)Y????????????YH????????????A????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)?????????e??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????????????????????????????????I????????????????????????????????????????????)????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)Y???????????5???????????=????????????????A???????????????????????????%P???????????????????????????????)????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????????????????Y4???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Y4?????????Y4????)??????Y4???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)????????????????????????????????????????????M??????%???1?????????Q???????%?????????Q??????????I?????)???????????????)Y????Y????M??????5?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)????????????????Y?????????????????????????????????????????????Q??????????????????????????????????????????)??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Y???)?????????????????M??????]????????)Y?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)?????????????????????????????????????????????????????M??????5??????]?????5???????????????)]????????????????????????]???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????5???????)?????????????????????????????????????????????M??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????)??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????]??????????????M???????????????????????????)???????????????????????????????????????M??????9??????? ??????? ????????????%????????)]??????????????????????????????????????????q????????????????t??Q????????????????????????????????????????????)???????????????????????????M??????5??????]?????5???????????????(+ ? ???????9???? ??????Q????%???1?????%?????????????????(??((