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Specialist cost and quality: What do primary care physicians need to know?

March 4th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Primary care physicians (PCPs) want data that can be used to better serve their patients. If they can easily access timely and relevant data, they will use it. Cost, quality […]

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The primary care physician and the Triple Aim – A team effort

March 15th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

There is a lot expected of the primary care physician (PCP) when he or she engages in a value-based care arrangement. Reducing total cost of care for a patient population […]

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Why should a primary care physician consider readmission rates as a reasonable quality-of-care indicator?

December 5th, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

“Readmission rates apply to hospitals.  As a primary care physician, I don’t have control over hospitals so why should I be on the hook for this?”  This is a question […]

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Working 22.6 hours a day: Alert fatigue, guidelines and “left of boom” opportunities in health care

September 25th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Where do alerts fit in a physician’s 22.6 hour day? When I’m travelling around the country interacting with healthcare leaders and health systems, I mostly see valiant efforts to improve […]

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Half of Primary Care Physicians Think Quality Metrics Have a Negative Impact on Quality

August 12th, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a Commonwealth Fund/Kaiser Family Foundation survey, 50 percent of PCPs report that quality metrics have a negative impact on their ability to provide quality care to their patients.i If […]

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What Can Go Wrong with PCP Attribution and How It Can Be Prevented

September 24th, 2014 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Attributing a person to a primary care physician (PCP) is an essential feature of population health management because it enables an accurate and fair assessment of the quality of care […]