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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 [...]

Krozer-Keystone Creates Program for “Superusers”

Jun 19, 2014

A family practice affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System is trying a “high touch, low-tech” approach for a certain population of patients sometimes called “frequent fliers” or “super users.” Dr. Bill Warning leads Crozer’s Healthcare Hotspotting and [...]

Medicare Data Show Wide Differences In ACOs’ Patient Care

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Networks of doctors and hospitals set up under the Affordable Care Act to improve patients’ health and save money for Medicare are having varying rates of success in addressing their patients’ diabetes and heart disease, [...]

Primary PartnerCare Associates IPA Selected to Participate in Medicare Shared Savings Program

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More partnerships between doctors and hospitals strengthen coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries  123 New Accountable Care Organizations Join Program to Improve Care for  Medicare beneficiaries Lake Success, NY-Primary PartnerCare Associates IPA, Inc. has been selected [...]

UnitedHealthcare “Downsizes” Medicare Advantage Network & Blames ObamaCare

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ObamaCare is making seniors sick. Elderly New Yorkers are in a panic after getting notices that insurance companies are booting their doctors from the Medicare Advantage program as a result of the shifting medical landscape under [...]