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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.
Concierge Medicine vs. Direct Primary Care
There are several things to consider before making a change from a traditional practice model.
Benefits of Home Care
MedStar's house call program reduced total Medicare costs by 17 percent over two years, demonstrating viability of Medicare's Independence at Home program.
At a Glance: Medicare's Independence at Home Demo
Can homebound Medicare patients benefit from home-based care? CMS demonstration project aims to find out.
New Home-Care Model for Medicare Patients
CMS' home-care demo appears to cut costs, but medical practices are still waiting to share in savings.
The Best of Physicians Practice Pearls in 2014
Our experts at Physicians Practice Pearls have written on a wide variety of practice-management topics, but these eight columns stood out as the gems.
Medical Device Companies Join Physicians in Bearing Risk
New risk-contracting discussions are now occurring between providers/hospitals and the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.
Five Ways Physicians Can Get the Most Out of Hospitals
Hospitals go to great lengths to control physicians. They take undeserved public credit for physicians’ work. Curiously, physicians capitulate. Why?
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.
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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