How to Ensure Financial Gains Through Value-Based Care

The COVID-19 crisis has affected all primary care practices., but some practices have suffered more than others. While those that rely on fee-for-service payments have struggled to make ends meet, practices that embraced value-based care contracts in advance of the pandemic have had an easier time weathering the storm. Those that negotiated favorable contracts and […]

“I witnessed what end-of-life care should be” Acclivity Health’s CEO shares the experience that led to his company’s creation.

Every year in the United States, 3.6 million people become Medicare eligible. Their health journey tends to go smoothly until the last few years of their lives, when their care becomes fragmented. They may need prescriptions, appointments with various doctors, mobility equipment, and more, while also wondering how much time they have left. Statistically, caring […]

Value Based Care Model for PCPs with an Eye Toward Growth

Primary care practices take note. If you’re looking for new opportunities to increase your patient census and revenue, the Primary Care First (PCF) model, first launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in January 2021, is now accepting applications for Cohort 2. There isn’t much time to act. The application deadline is […]

How the Quality of Your Data Affects Patient Care and Profitability

As a private primary care practice owner or business manager, how many sleepless nights have you spent worrying about how to keep your practice profitable? In today’s value-based healthcare environment, clinicians face extreme pressure to improve patient experience and outcomes with a dwindling amount of face-to-face contact. In order to survive the changing climate, independent […]

5 Questions To Ask Your AI Supplier About Racial Bias

Understanding bias in AI, and using a platform that addresses it proactively, are vital to your patients’ care. “Technology Can’t Fix Algorithmic Injustice.” “Ethical Considerations In The Use Of AI Mortality Predictions In The Care Of People With Serious Illness.” These are just two of the news stories published in recent months about the issue […]

What Your Hospice Needs From Predictive Analytics

Most platforms have similar features, but look for those that stand apart. Artificial intelligence is causing quite the buzz in the hospice and palliative care spaces thanks to its ability to turn real patient data into actionable items for providers. These tools can help prognosticate more accurately, enable objective examination of a patient’s status, and […]

Expanding the Role of Primary Care for Seriously Ill Patients

How Primary Care First and the SIP model re-center family physicians in advanced illness care As 2021 approaches, hospices and other organizations participating in Primary Care First are gearing up to tackle their new patient loads. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Primary Care First (PCF) program, which will start enrolling patients in 2021, […]