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TransforMED CEO Bagley on the growth of the medical-home model
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014
TransforMED CEO Dr. Bruce Bagley discusses the growth of the medical-home model, emerging outcomes data and how primary-care physicians are doing when it comes to implementing health information technology. He spoke with Maureen McKinney, Modern Healthcare's editorial programs manager, at the...
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Medical home missionary sees encouraging cost and quality trends
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Bruce Bagley is president and CEO of TransforMED, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, which provides guidance and support to physicians implementing patient-centered medical homes.
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New NCQA program would mesh ambulatory clinics, medical homes
By Bob Herman | July 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The National Committee for Quality Assurance has pitched a new patient-centered medical home program months after the group faced criticism for previous initiatives. The target for the new program: nontraditional ambulatory sites.
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Small practices key to CareFirst's medical home success
By Andis Robeznieks | July 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
By combining forces, solo and small-group medical practices helped generate some $237 million in savings over three years in CareFirst's Patient-Centered Medical Home Program, the insurer revealed Thursday.
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CareFirst reports major savings with medical home program
By Rachel Landen | July 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
CareFirst's Patient-Centered Medical Home Program is continuing to bend the healthcare-cost curve after three years of operation and more than $267 million in savings, the insurer announced.
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Building a perioperative surgical home model
By Dr. Jane C.K. Fitch | July 05, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Better outcomes, lower costs, more-satisfied patients. It's what we all strive for. And it's a goal that continues to elude us.
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WellPoint's Joseph Swedish argues for collaboration, not integration
By Joseph Swedish | June 28, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A recent article in Modern Healthcare quoted my friend and colleague Lloyd Dean of Dignity Health who cautioned against the growing movement, or at least the intensifying interest, for health systems to enter the health insurance market. A similar trend has been slowly taking form on the payer...
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Live@HFMA Video | MetroHealth's CFO on a safety net's turnaround
By Modern Healthcare | June 22, 2014
Not long ago Cleveland safety net system MetroHealth was posting losses and cutting jobs. But, as CFO Craig Richmond explains, the organization finished 2013 with a $19 million surplus thanks to the state's Medicaid expansion and a concerted push to deliver care as a patient-centered medical home.
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Video News | AAFP President Dr. Reid Blackwelder makes the case for primary care
By Modern Healthcare | June 21, 2014
Blackwelder says expiring Obamacare provisions intended to boost primary care need more time to work. He also addresses the future of the specialty as disproportionate numbers of medical students continue to pursue more lucrative areas of medicine.
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Team-based care needs physician leaders, not nurses, and other letters
By Modern Healthcare | June 21, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
While the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has changed much of how we deliver healthcare, our challenge still remains to provide more, while maintaining the high standards the medical profession demands and our patients expect and deserve.
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