Leaders in the movement to value-based care say the government can better support independent physician practices and called for reforms to programs, including accountable care organizations and Medicare Advantage.
When Thomas Bowden, DO, started his private practice in internal medicine in 2001, managing the practice’s finances was an ancillary concern.
Dr. Farzad Mostashari has spent his career at the forefront of health care policy and health information technology with the goal of empowering physicians to provide high-quality care. He is the Founder and CEO of Aledade and the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
At first glance, value-based care models appear to work against independent physicians. The risk-based arrangement requires a coordination of services across care continuum — primarily between primary care physicians and specialists but also including providers in hospitals, post-acute care, and home health.
Delivering health care at the grassroots level and asking how it can be done better were the focus of a panel discussion Monday involving experts from across the country.
The Crowley Courrier Traveler
Two Winfield doctors featured recently in a New York Times article for using new software to help their practice say it has had numerous benefits for delivering patient care.
“How many of you feel comfortable with the MACRA [rules] that were finally approved?” Tim Kuruvilla, Co-founder of Viewics, a California health care data analytics firm, posed this question in late October to a group of about 500 people in a hotel ballroom steps from Capitol Hill. Most of the crowd comprised health care executives, physicians, attorneys, and consultants. Most possessed decades of professional experience.
Review of Optometric Business
Vision Source has created the BrainStream Diabetes Practice Protocol, a specialized training program designed to support “the rising need for holistic diabetic patient care,” according to an announcement from the company last week.
KINGWOOD, Texas—Vision Source, has created the BrainStream Diabetes Practice Protocol, a specialized training program designed to support “the rising need for holistic diabetic patient care,” according to an announcement this week.
American Journal of Managed Care
Open enrollment for ACA coverage begins, accountable care organization (ACO) data show it takes time for health transformation to yield savings, and there’s competition in CAR T-cell treatment.