physicians

Risk-contract engagement strategies should differ for independent, employed docsIf your organization is managing a risk-based contract, you are likely working hard to engage physicians. But are you modifying those efforts based on whether physicians are independent or employed? Here’s why you should.
Five ways healthcare executives can better support physiciansA survey explores how physicians perceive their role in the healthcare system, and the findings aren’t good.
Four solutions to value-based care challengesAn annual study commissioned by Quest Diagnostics and Inovalon reveals interesting findings to keep value-based care moving forward.
Humana shares its population health management secretsHumana’s goal is to improve the health of the communities it serves 20% by the year 2020. Find out how it is reaching this goal.
Start MACRA reporting with a HIPAA risk assessment, or don’t start at allHere are five key security risk assessment elements to identify and remediate.
Inaccurate provider directories create barriers to careHere are four ways that health plans can improve their internal processes for collecting provider data.
Seven ways health execs can prepare for the futureSeven ways health execs can prepare for the future.
One insurer proves that value-based reimbursement works in practiceHumana’s value-based reimbursement model with physicians has helped to improve care quality and health outcomes for its Medicare Advantage (MA) program members.
How providers, payers, employers should be fighting obesityBy addressing the root problem of obesity with structured programs, providers can help patients lose weight and very possibly avoid expensive chronic illnesses as a result. Employers and payers should incentivize healthy weight by paying for obesity care and treatment, potentially reaping substantial savings in the long term.
Five things physicians don’t know about biosimilarsAwareness of biosimilars is high, but there are some gaps to be filled, according to a Biosimilars Forum study.