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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…

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.…

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…

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…

Private practice vs. salaried employment: A complicated decision Orthopedics Today, January 2011   ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS For physicians still adapting to a health care environment in flux, the decision to become a salaried physician with a larger group…

Hospital Employment vs. Private Practice: Pros and Cons Gregory Mertz Jun 2, 2013 Healthcare Careers, Operations, Physician Compensation, Practice Models Physicians Practice The Medical Group Management Association reports that more than 50 percent of physicians are now employed by organizations affiliated with health…

What Clinically Integrated Networks Offer Physicians By Mark Krivopal, MD, MBA March 23, 2018 Many lack sufficient information about what being part of a CIN means. With that in mind, here are 10 considerations for physician leaders when deciding whether to…

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