In this episode, The Modern Urologist sits down with Dr. Angelo Baccala, Division Chief of Urology at Lehigh Valley Hospital Network to talk about his motivation for pursuing an MBA and the benefits it provides. The idea of protocols and pathways are discussed as a means to combat variation in patient care, while improving upon workflow efficiency. Dr. Baccala discusses his thoughts on the future of value-based care vs fee for service reimbursement models.
Dr. Angelo Baccala, Division Chief of Urology at Lehigh Valley Hospital Network discusses the operational roadblocks he encountered in supporting his business, which lead him to pursue an MBA. Dr. Baccala talks in detail about how he learned to balance schoolwork with being a full-time practicing physician, and the added benefits these skills have given his practice
Dr. Baccala also discusses his views on protocols and pathways in regards to variation in patient care. Improved workflows and the future of value-based care vs fee for service reimbursement models are also mentioned.