Tag Archives: value-based care

The Rundown | Week of 1.28.2019

Why are in-office visits decreasing? Are “early birds” healthier than “night owls” or vice versa? Do patients trust their medication management abilities? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

The Rundown | Week of 1.21.2019

Why is “vaccine hesitancy” a global health threat? How much have insulin costs risen? How can marketing affect the opioid epidemic? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

The Rundown | Week of 1.14.2019

What percentage of Americans are extremely worried about the nation’s healthcare system? Will this year’s flu be as bad as 2018? Is value-based care catching on or fading away? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown, our weekly digest of healthcare’s most important issues!

Healthcare in 2019: What You Can Expect

2018 was an exciting year for healthcare: multibillion-dollar companies merged, telehealth laws advanced, and disruptive innovators like Amazon made a splash. With all of this activity, what trends and technology can we look forward to in 2019?

Peak Practice Performance: Population Health

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 Do Physician-Led ACOs Accelerate the “Quadruple Aim” + Population Health?

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!

Proving Your Worth: Value-Based Care Drives Data Demands

Clunky technology and administrative hassles force providers to exert herculean energy to discover basic data about their practices. How many diabetics do you treat at your practice? How many non-smokers? What about patients with more than one chronic illness? Understanding the nuances of your patient population is important to you because you care about the …

Understanding the Volume to Value Transition

By now, you’ve heard about the transition from volume to value in healthcare, but what does it really mean? In this blog, I’ll attempt to explain it in layman’s terms. Value-based Care and the Connection with Population Health Simply put, “value” is defined as better quality for lower cost; an easy concept to grasp, but …

Four Myths About Independent Physicians, Debunked

According to a recently issued American Medical Association study, the number of independent doctors has declined in the period between 2012 to 2016, leaving fewer than 47.1% of physicians with ownership stakes in a medical practice. Yet, in a recently issued survey conducted by Medscape, market analysts say they expect private practices will remain a …

Tips for Scripts: Value-Based Drug Pricing

Everyone is talking about outrageous drug prices: $44,000 for Olysio, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C; $51,600 for HP Acthar, a gel that treats multiple sclerosis; $1,000 per pill for Sovaldi, another Hepatitis C drug, which amounts to a whopping $84,000 for a full 12-week course treatment. The tides on drug prices may soon be …



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