By The Advisory Board Company FALL 2014 – One critical outcome of designing the clinical workforce for three distinct clinical products is the end of the traditional primary care practice model. The industry is moving toward a more customized, consumer-centric version of primary care access, and the standard one-size-fits-all PCP office model just won’t suffice. Neither will the first iteration of the medical home, which makes … Continue reading We’re approaching the end of the generalist PCP model … ‘We see four emerging PCP identities …’ ~A.B.G.
August 30, 2015 by Ryan Johnson 1 Comment Most physicians did not go to medical school to fill out paperwork. Among other common complaints from physicians are: not enough time with patients, low reimbursement rates; third party payers and the list goes on. Common complaints from patients are similar. Not enough time with a physician, high insurance costs, long wait times and much more. Add … Continue reading MISSOURI LAW: House Bill 769, sets up the DPC model for physicians to begin transitioning their practices. The law took effect Friday, August 28, 2015.
By Michael Tetreault, Editor in Chief One of my favorite quotes comes from Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO, Amazon. He said … “Because, you know, resilience – if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn’t a last … Continue reading Analysis [2015-2016] of 4 Popular Free Market Healthcare Delivery Sectors.
By Jay Greene JUNE 5, 2015 – John Blanchard, M.D., got part of his wish fulfilled when 191-bed Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital agreed this week to an affiliation with his Premier Private Physicians Management LLC of Troy and Clarkston. Blanchard, a family medicine physician, is at the forefront of a new movement in medicine called direct primary care. Under direct primary care, Blanchard – … Continue reading Henry Ford West Bloomfield signs Michigan’s first direct primary care provider deal