Dr. Jeffrey Harris is only one of three full-time doctors who work with three full-time physician assistants at Graham Medical Clinic in Newville. In the past, that staff number had been eight physicians.
Dr. George Taler still makes house calls, driving his scuffed green Toyota sedan from one apartment to another, carrying a blue satchel with a laptop, hand sanitizer and a few medical tools. Inside each apartment, he practices medicine with old-fashioned care, spending half an hour with each patient. He takes out a stethoscope, a blood pressure cuff, a pulse oximeter. And if all goes well, when the visit ends, the patient ends up getting less—not more—medical care than if she'd shown up at a medical office.
When Kelly McDonald, M.D, of College Station, Texas, entered Expo Hall at the AAFP's 2017 Family Medicine Experience (FMX), she intended to stay an hour or so. But the atmosphere was so enticing and the exhibitors so engaging that she overstayed her self-imposed timeline.
The Florida Association of Accountable Care Organizations (FLAACOs) and Commonwealth Health Advisors have established a partnership to support the FLAACOs membership in successfully analyzing, contracting, planning and executing in value-based care.
Promises and prognostications about the potential of artificial intelligence are being made in Silicon Valley, the Boston area, and other high-tech hot spots.
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As more in healthcare move to value-based care models, independent physicians will need to find ways to keep track of the data and analytics needed to avoid lower reimbursements. Luckily, Shawn Purifoy, MD, owner of the Malvern Family Medical Clinic in Malvern, Arkansas, has found a solution for him.
WINFIELD, Kan. — If you watched the drama in Washington, D.C., last month, you may have come away with the impression that the U.S. health care system is a hopeless mess.
WINFIELD, Kan. — If you watched the drama in Washington last month, you may have come away with the impression that the U.S. health care system is a hopeless mess.
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The New York Times reports that a medical technology startup called Aledade might be demonstrating a route or routes out of America’s healthcare swamp.
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WINFIELD, Kan. — If you watched the drama in Washington last month, you may have come away with the impression that the American health care system is a hopeless mess.