Within the next 20 years, 20 percent of Americans will be 65 or older. It is crucial that providers understand this demographic’s preferences. How can providers embrace technology, increase patient education, and treat the social determinants of health to account for this “silver tsunami?”
New population health data from CMS shows which patients are most affected by COVID-19. How might insights such as these advance value-based care and alternative payment models?
The Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has had a significant impact on accountable care organizations (ACOs) and potentially their payment models. Read more about CMS’ plans for its future Direct Contracting Model and ACOs.
In celebration of National Primary Care Week (October 1–5), we are sharing one of our most popular posts from the archive. Population health is a hot topic in healthcare. What does this innovative approach to managing patients’ health mean for primary care providers, and how can PCPs prepare and stay ahead of the curve in the shifting healthcare landscape?
What are the top three social determinants of health that affect senior patients? What tools and tricks can providers use to help this demographic live happier, healthier lives?
In part five of our “Peak Practice Performance” series, we examine how primary care providers can leverage “pop health” initiatives like wellness visits, Medicare Advantage, telehealth, and other strategies to boost their revenue and improve patient health outcomes!
How does autumn affect our mind? How does Trump plan to lower drug prices? Is screen time hurting children’s mental health? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!
In the first part of our series on “capabilities,” we explore how a revolutionary concept from the business world can ease the burnout epidemic in medicine. What are the key takeaways of this framework? Read on to find out!
This Halloween, we’re investigating what exactly is meant by terms such as “population health” and “quadruple aim” to get at the core meaning. These common phrases are costumes, hiding the true meaning of these powerful concepts. Click here to read more and demystify this industry jargon!
Physician-led ACOs routinely outperform hospital ACOs. Why is this? Learn what policies and features enable these organizations to improve the patient experience while lowering costs!