Telemedicine is increasingly becoming a viable means of reaching patients who are located in remote areas, unable to travel, or want a more convenient healthcare experience.
Coordination is at the heart of patient-centered care. As the medical neighborhood model evolves, Emma Mandell Gray talks about the tools and processes providers are using to improve coordination and what the early returns have been.
Under MACRA, it's clear that providers will have to manage the cost of care and demonstrate value. But the legislation will also have implications that are not so obvious.
The Patient-Centered Specialty Practice recognition program aims to foster integration between specialists and their primary care counterparts.
The PCMH model has historically focused on primary care medicine. Now the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice recognition program is aimed at aligning specialty care models with those of their primary care counterparts.
The prospect of health reform once loomed like storm clouds on the horizon – dark, mammoth, and all but inevitable. Regardless, industry leaders uncertain about the scale of the impact sensed the changing climate and began preparing.
Given their unique position in the healthcare system and the implications of healthcare reform, successful pediatric organizations are taking steps to develop tighter alignment with physicians in order to ensure that their mission of serving the nation’s child and adolescent population is sustained.
As we close the book on 2014, let's look back at a few of the key themes that appeared in this space during the past year and take a peek at the issues our clients will encounter in the coming year.
To improve patient access, health systems and provider organizations must think beyond traditional care models and adopt innovative strategies in redesigning how, when, and where care is delivered.
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