Three ways technology can lead to bundled payment success November 04, 2016 By Luis Castillo Lay the groundwork for bundled payment; here are three areas in which technology can play a role. Independent practices seek care coordination strategies October 10, 2016 By Nicole Lewis Physician collaboration is difficult for small practices under today’s payment models, but its importance is growing. Four developments helping address the opioid epidemic October 04, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate As the opioid epidemic continues across the U.S., new treatment programs and guidelines could help reverse the trend. Beyond ACOs Alternative payment models of the future Why today’s models will always be interim ones—and
how the consumerization of healthcare will drive change. How to utilize care coordination to boost practice income July 10, 2016 By Lisa A. Eramo MA Doctors now can bill Medicare for transitional and chronic care managment, but not everyone will benefit. Docs treading lightly with new payment models March 15, 2016 By Tracey Walker Surprising way a group of surveyed physicians are saying what they think is the best way to control costs. Primary care physicians highlight care coordination gaps in new study Primary care physicians in 10 industrialized countries say that their health systems have problems caring for patients with complex needs, according to a report in the December issue of Health Affairs. Four ways to a better patient healthcare experience January 05, 2016 By David Cunnold Coordination is key in improving adherence and outcomes in patients with chronic conditions. Here’s how. Making care transitions work as an outpatient-only physician July 02, 2015 By Susan Kreimer Fewer physicians are juggling outpatient and inpatient duties, yet the care coordination and transition processes are under greater scrutiny than ever. Here’s how to make them work. Becoming a PCMH February 04, 2015 By Donna Marbury Becoming a PCMH is more than just a change in the way a practice is reimbursed. It is a change in the medical culture.