Improve medical care and health outcomes by removing communication barriers for non-English speaking patients.
Healthcare has experienced many changes in the past decade, but a cost-effective future won’t be fully recognized until the system increases the importance of primary care physicians in helping patients choose the best care and promotes true competition to the marketplace.
Though traditional fee-for-service reimbursement is tied to volume, quality patient care can’t be increased by simply adding more appointments.
The Affordable Care Act required health insurance plans to include behavioral health coverage, and that has benefits for patients, physicians and payers alike.
Hospitals across the country are purchasing private practices even though patients prefer AND receive better care from independent physicians.
A recent court ruling illustrates the risk of failing to place behavioral health coverage needs ahead of financial interest.
Health coaching might be the middleman the American healthcare system needs to make reform a reality.
The leading cause of physician burnout also puts patients at risk of medical errors, the third leading cause of death in the United States.
The cure for docs who have seen too many government-induced healthcare acronyms? A heaping dose of alphabet soup.
There is recognition among traditional health care organizations that we need to change drastically and quickly in order to meet the needs of all our patients.