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medical professional with tablet Although 80 percent of health care execs say that investments in technology for quality initiatives have increased health care’s value for patients, only 68 percent of physicians agree. (Photo: Shutterstock)

There’s not much progress toward the adoption of value-based care, according to a new study from Quest Diagnostics.

The study “Stalled Progress on the Path to Value-Based Care” finds that not only do 67 percent of physicians and health plan executives say that the U.S. still has a fee-for-service system, but 57 percent of executives now say physicians don’t even have the tools to succeed under a value-based care system. That’s actually risen substantially from last year, when just 45 percent said so.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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