Year: 2019

The Primary Cares Initiative will bring value-based reimbursement to primary care through five models, including three direct contracting payment models. We are the pioneers in the private practice world. We need to take hold of this and map out our…

The only people who believe that Independent practice is a dying industry are the people who try to spread such stories, these being the hospitals, systems and large networks. Independent practice is a breed of its own, one that could…

Many private practices feel that they are too small to matter, and that only hospitals and large systems have leverage with Insurance carriers. In todays world of good quality, that is so far from the truth. Read an interesting article…

CO’s Pediatric Care Network Brings Value-Based Care to Children A clinically integrated network in the Denver area is bringing value-based care to pediatrics using collaboration and data sharing. Source: Thinkstock       By Jacqueline LaPointe October 03, 2017 – Medicare has led the healthcare…

Am I Demoralizing My Staff? 10 Questions to Ask    By James S. Hernandez, MD, MS March 1, 2019  Examine questions that all physician leaders should ask themselves periodically to ensure that they are leading − and not bringing down − their staff.…

Healthcare: The next frontier By: Adina Genn March 1, 2019  The medical landscape on Long Island is changing. Just in the last several years, hospitals affiliated with larger partners. Small medical practices are now part of bigger entities. And urgent care centers…

Hospital mergers are slowly building monopolies, but regulators rarely intervene By JAY HANCOCK — KAISER HEALTH NEWS SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GETTYIMAGES Hospitals have gone on a doctor-buying spree in recent years, in many areas acquiring so many independent practices they’ve created…

TechLeaders Consulting LLC Background Advancing the quality of medical care has always been at the top of the agenda for healthcare providers. To that end, they need to have an established system of Health Information Technology (HIT) that allows the…

The 5 biggest business mistakes independent pediatricians make Chip Hart Apr 1, 2018Volume:  35 Issue:  04 Modern Medicine Feature Articles, Modern Medicine Feature Articles, Modern Medicine News, Pediatric Practice Improvement, Pediatrics Chip Hart In nearly 30 years of visiting independent pediatric practices all over…

AAP NewsMarch 7, 2018 Drive to improve quality, reduce costs unites practices in clinically integrated networks Alyson Sulaski Wyckoff, Associate Editor Some pediatricians around the country are boosting quality, cutting operating costs and pocketing bonuses for their practices in exchange for data-sharing…