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Acceptance of new practice models is growing steadily — both to meet the needs of physicians and their patients, according to our annual Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
Savings Alone Shouldn't Determine ACO Success
While the initial performance of Medicare ACOs hasn't achieved prescribed cost-savings goals, that doesn't mean they aren't successful, say two practices.
Collaboration, Not Competition, Will Save Medical Practices
Market forces are driving new healthcare models, so it's critical to look at your practice's future. And collaboration may be the key to any kind of longevity.
The Future of Accountable Care Organizations
Anders M. Gilberg of the MGMA provides his views on whether accountable care organizations are a sustainable healthcare model.
Strong Practice Leaders Understand the Competition
Practice management is about making decisions, but strong practice management is about making smart decisions. Here's how.
A Promising Future for Independent Medical Practices
We believe that the future of U.S. healthcare is decentralized, mobilized, and democratized. Here's why.
Balancing Patient Ages in a Hybrid Concierge Practice
Family physicians like to have a balance of older and younger patients. Hybrid-concierge models can help provide a broader range of patients.
Patient Portals Can Help You Meet Medical-home Criteria
Patient portals aren’t just a cool marketing tool. In addition to helping a practice meet meaningful use, they are an important part of medical homes.
Transitioning to a Patient-Centered Medical Home
In this video, a physician and staff members from a five-physician practice discuss their transition to a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
The Changing Nature of Medical Practice Integration
Ken Hertz of the MGMA Healthcare Consulting Group discusses the various options and opportunities for small medical practices to thrive in the future.
Aligning Your Medical Practice for Long-term Success
Vic Arnold, a managing director at Huron Consulting, discusses practice-alignment strategies that will aid long-term survival in a partnership.
Making the Case for Hybrid Concierge Medical Practice
A conversation with Wayne Lipton, founder of Concierge Choice Physicians LLC, on what hybrid concierge is and why physicians might want to consider it.
ACOs and Liability Risks for Physicians
In this podcast, Jeff Brunken, president of physician insurer MGIS, shares important ACO-related liability issues physicians face.
Health IT and the Patient-Centered Medical Home
Paul Grundy, director of healthcare transformation with IBM, discusses meaningful connections through health IT and the patient-centered medical home care model.
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