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Is the PCMH Movement the Solution?

The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) has been lauded as an innovative approach to improvements in the healthcare system that include reducing cost of care, improving quality of care and the patient experience, and reducing instability in the [...]

June 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Home Visits Help the Elderly

A mixed methods study explored the effectiveness of five different home visiting programs on reducing hospitalizations, ED visits, and expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries. These programs use care teams comprised of registered nurses or lay [...]

May 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

When Physicians Get a Free Lunch, Who Pays?

When patients fill a prescription from their physicians, they implicitly trust that the prescribed drug was chosen with their best interests in mind. Patients assume that medical expertise decided which patient would benefit most from which drug. [...]

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Incentives for ACOs Outweigh Meaningful Use

Of the initiatives the federal government has launched in an effort to advance quality, encourage efficiency, and reduce the cost of health care, the (ACO) model continues to succeed. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ [...]

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

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