Primary Care Innovation and Care Groups Blog

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What is Panel Management?

By Rod Farvard

As an independent physician focused on providing quality care for your patients, you know that being proactive is much more effective in preventive healthcare than simply reacting to ...

June 4th

Care coordination v. care management

By Nick Dealtry

Care coordination aims to offer more longitudinal or holistic care, whereas care management focuses on high-touch and episodic encounters. Each of these jobs has its own set of stakeholders ...

June 3rd

The history of value-based care

By Sam Peirce

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) defines value-based care as those programs that “reward health care providers with incentive payments for the quality of care they ...

June 3rd


By Nick Dealtry

APM stands for Alternative Payment Model, while MIPS stands for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. The verification process for health care providers should begin this year, and the ...

June 2nd

Employer health clinics and value based care

By Nick Dealtry

Rising healthcare costs affect employers who provide insurance coverage for their employees as well as those organizations that sponsor on-site and off-site health clinics. The move toward ...

May 1st

What is care collaboration?

By Nick Dealtry

Proper and effective medical care often involves multiple providers as well as the patient and the patient’s family. Coordinating that care can mean the difference in the quality and ...

April 30th