Because health care usage and expenditures have continued to increase in most countries, well in excess of cost-of-living inflation, value-based health care has become an increasingly important concept, aimed at improving patient outcomes without increasing costs. The value-based health care model is founded on the effort to encourage adoption of practices that optimize the ratio between health gained and costs incurred and will inevitably lead to greater scrutiny of how resources are deployed and expended.
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