Physician practices are the keystone to the healthcare industry’s shift to value-based care. Technology tools such data analytics and automated communication can help practices provide preventive care and assist with population health management duties.
Cultural barriers and socioeconomic challenges create barriers to psychiatric care among minorities. But, physician assistants can help.
The physician shortage is more pronounced in rural communities, where access to healthcare is limited despite an increased need. Locum tenens doctors can benefit a community in need, and the community can offer advantages practically unheard of in the city.
Many hospitals have built and grown to diversify fee for service. The movement to shift risk to them leaves many in jeopardy.
A concierge doc shares his experiences with using chatbot technology as a way to provide patients more value.
A recent poll found that 80 percent of Americans believe drug prices are too high, while only 39 percent have faith in it being fixed.
PAs are educated in communication techniques and may have more time to educate patients and their families, improving patient satisfaction.
As Medicare increasingly emphasizes value-based care, AAFP leadership is guiding primary-care physicians with its new model.
Despite spending the most on health care, Americans experience shorter life expectancy, higher obesity rates, and a higher rate of infant death.
As more and more payers offer value-based contracts, how can practices negotiate favorable terms in this strange new territory?