Healthcare Reform

Speak patients’ language

October 03, 2019

Improve medical care and health outcomes by removing communication barriers for non-English speaking patients.

Is now the time for true consumer-driven healthcare?

September 16, 2019

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.

Why seeing more patients doesn’t equal greater productivity

July 24, 2019

Though traditional fee-for-service reimbursement is tied to volume, quality patient care can’t be increased by simply adding more appointments. 

Why you need to integrate behavioral health into your primary care practice

June 28, 2019

The Affordable Care Act required health insurance plans to include behavioral health coverage, and that has benefits for patients, physicians and payers alike.

How independent physicians can combat ongoing hospital consolidation

June 04, 2019

Hospitals across the country are purchasing private practices even though patients prefer AND receive better care from independent physicians.

The importance of putting patient care above profits

May 28, 2019

A recent court ruling illustrates the risk of failing to place behavioral health coverage needs ahead of financial interest.

Why healthcare needs health coaches

May 21, 2019

Health coaching might be the middleman the American healthcare system needs to make reform a reality.

Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

April 01, 2019

The leading cause of physician burnout also puts patients at risk of medical errors, the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Diagnosing acronyms

September 24, 2018

The cure for docs who have seen too many government-induced healthcare acronyms? A heaping dose of alphabet soup. 

Let’s create a new future for medicine

August 13, 2018

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.