Topic: Patient-Centered Medical Home
It’s quite literally paid off for many primary care physicians who have participated in CareFirst’s patient-centered medical home model.
The way physicians provide healthcare is undergoing seismic shifts, from doctor visits that treat patients where they work to full-service clinics.
Despite the move to value-based payment, fee-for-service payments are still the primary source of physician practice revenue.
To attract more doctors to primary care, CMS is reforming Medicare payment systems—paying more for managing care for patients with chronic conditions.
During Women's Day at an Omaha, Nebraska, patient-centered medical home, patients got a manicure along with their routine screenings.
Chronic disease management improved the more primary care clinics implemented components of a patient-centered medical home model.
CareFirst CEO Chet Burrell knows a thing or two about how to execute a successful patient-centered medical home model.
While hospitals have made it a priority to improve patient safety, it’s time that physician practices step up to the plate, says one physician group.
Even as the U.S. turns toward value-based care models, it continues to undervalue primary care, argues an op-ed in NEJM.