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Family Docs that Do More Save More Health Dollars

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Is a good family doctor one who treats your knee pain and manages your recovery from heart surgery? Or is it one who refers you to an orthopedist and a cardiologist? Those are questions at the [...]

7 Years In, Triple Aim Transcends Jargon

Jun 28, 2015

The Triple Aim, an approach to health delivery that targets quality, cost and population health, could have been just another piece of healthcare jargon. Instead, hospitals and health systems large and small have adopted it [...]

HHS Historic Announcement: Timelines to Shift Medicare Payment from Volume to Value Starting 2016

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In a meeting with nearly two dozen leaders representing consumers, insurers, providers, and business leaders, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program, [...]

Sad Passing of Warren Stanton, MD

Dec 3, 2014

It is with great sadness that I must share with you that one of our Primary PartnerCare colleagues, Warren Stanton, MD, passed away at home on Sunday, November 30th. Dr. Stanton practiced internal medicine for [...]

Small Primary Care Physician Practices Have Low Rates Of Preventable Hospital Admissions

Aug 14, 2014

Nearly two-thirds of US office-based physicians work in practices of fewer than seven physicians. It is often assumed that larger practices provide better care, although there is little evidence for or against this assumption. What [...]