HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: Strong Patient-Provider Relationships Drive Healthier Outcomes

By Erin E. Sullivan By Andy Ellner, MD October 09, 2015 – “The proper goal for any health care delivery system is to improve the value delivered to patients … To properly manage value, both outcomes and cost must be measured at the patient level,” Harvard’s Robert Kaplan and Michael Porter tell us. But, why do we only define patient value by outcomes and cost?  … Continue reading HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: Strong Patient-Provider Relationships Drive Healthier Outcomes

HARVARD: A Visit to Gold Direct Care … Massachusetts’ First Direct Primary Care Practice.

By Jessica Alpert SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 – In the Center’s quest to learn more about the direct primary care (DPC) model and movement, four members from the Center’s team traveled to Marblehead, MA in early August to visit Gold Direct Care.  Gold Direct Care is located in the heart of downtown Marblehead, in a beautiful building with a quaint courtyard. The office was thoughtfully designed; … Continue reading HARVARD: A Visit to Gold Direct Care … Massachusetts’ First Direct Primary Care Practice.