Category: Hospitalization Data

There are several ways that hospitals and health systems can task a subset of their PCPs with providing on-demand access. For example, North Shore Medical Group (part of Partners HealthCare) collaborates with MDVIP to offer patients a personalized concierge option. And Sentara Healthcare partners with MDLIVE to bring real-time e-visit capabilities to the system. In each case, a select number of physicians staff the programs.

8:00 AM on January 12, 2015 by Rob Lazerow Think of all the new things we are currently asking PCPs to do: Become a medical home. Manage high-risk patients differently. Offer on-demand access. Conduct e-visits. Is it realistic for a PCP to do all of this at once—let […]

SPECIAL REPORT: UHF, overview of Convenient Care, nationally … examines the distribution of these providers in New York State.

By Author/Editor: Ji Eun Chang, Suzanne C. Brundage, Gregory C. Burke, and Dave A. Chokshi 02.05.2015 – Urgent care centers and retail clinics—collectively known as “convenient care”—are a major market-driven development in ambulatory care, presenting both potential benefits and risks for the health care system. This Fund report presents an […]