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Primary PartnerCare ACO and Healthix Demonstrate Medicare Spending Savings with Clinical Alerts

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Primary PartnerCare ACO Independent Practice Association, Inc. (“Primary PartnerCare ACO”), a 100+ primary care physician accountable care organization participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and Healthix, the country’s largest public Health Information Exchange (HIE), [...]

JAMA Forum: Progress in Primary Care—From Alma-Ata to Astana

Oct 7, 2018

At the 1978 International Conference on Primary Health Care, world leaders and health experts convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) endorsed the Alma-Ata Declaration “to protect and promote the health [...]

Payment Adjustments & Hardship Information – First Time EHR Users

Jul 12, 2017

  In the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Congress mandated that payment adjustments should be applied to Medicare eligible professionals that are not meaningful users of Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology [...]

CMS and America’s Health Insurance Plans Adopt Same Quality Standards

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The Obama administration and health insurers took a step Tuesday toward standardizing and improving the measures that are intended to gauge the quality of healthcare but are widely criticized as too burdensome for providers and [...]

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 [...]