Tag Archives: Medical Homes

A Broader Approach To Managing Health Care Risk

Brian Klepper Posted 2/15/13 on Medscape Connect’s Care & Cost Blog Health care’s purchasers crave certainty. But complexity – and therefore uncertainty – rules. Assurances are hard to come by. The most common question asked by prospective clients of my onsite clinic/medical … Continue reading

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Demanding More From Medical Homes

Brian Klepper Published 9/4/12 in Medical Home News  Never confuse motion with action.  Benjamin Franklin A reporter called the other day to tell me that several local health systems now had medical homes. “I don’t think so,” I said.  She was emphatic. … Continue reading

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Do Medical Homes Really Result in Better Diabetes Care?

Jaan Sidorov Posted 2/22/12 on the Disease Management Care Blog Is the pursuit of evidence-based medicine evidence based?  That was the head-cramping question the  Disease Management Care Blog grappled with when it read this just published Health Affairs article, Tool Used To Assess … Continue reading

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EMRs and Primary Care: The Good, The Bad and The Challenges

Josh Freeman First published 6/11/11 on Medicine and Social Justice One of the centerpieces of health reform as promulgated by almost everyone, and very much the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the use of electronic medical records (EMR, also called, … Continue reading

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Gregg Masters Interviews Brian on ACO Watch

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/BTRPlayer.swf Gregg Masters is a long time health care manager and analyst who now, among many other things, hosts a health care talk show, ACO Watch, focused on Accountable Care Organizations and what they’ll mean in the health care marketplace, … Continue reading

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Five Inevitable Trends That Will Change Physician Practices

BRIAN KLEPPER Over at iPractice, a Sanofi-Aventis site aimed at helping physicians manage their practices, I detail several rapidly emerging trends – clinical/financial performance transparency, clinical decision support, a medical management revival, value-based benefit design and medical homes – as … Continue reading

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