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Primary Care

Primary care doctors and other primary care providers are the front line of health care delivery, where opportunities to enhance patient health are greatest. How can we make the most of comprehensive primary care to drive value?

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Leadership

Mission Driven: Point of Care to Final Salute

Every veteran should receive the special kind of care they deserve from the moment they leave service to the time of their final salute.

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Patient Engagement

Leveling the Clinician-Patient Playing Field

Concrete examples of leveling the playing field between clinicians and patients to enable shared decision-making.

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Care Redesign

Rebuilding Health Care as It Should Be: Personal, Equitable, and Accountable

How Oak Street Health, a full-risk, value-based primary care model and social determinants practice, embeds itself in the community to keep its elderly population, “happy, healthy, and out of the hospital.”

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New Marketplace

Can eConsults Save Medicaid?

How eConsults unlock medical expertise for the underserved.

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Care Redesign

PCPs for Integrated Care: The Importance of Buy-In

How do you get the buy-in from primary care providers to integrate mental and behavioral health services into their practices and build a system of truly collaborative care?

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New Marketplace

Leveraging IPU Principles in Primary Care

How a safety-net clinic reorganized into multidisciplinary teams and restructured clinic flow to improve both efficiency and continuity of patient care.

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Leadership

Public Health–Health System Coordination: Upending the Siloed Status Quo

A five-point plan unveils ways that leaders of health care and public health organizations can take action to enhance community wellness.

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Care Redesign

Designing Hospitals That Heal as Well as Treat

Hospitals must provide wholesome food, sound sleeping conditions, and human connection to promote healing and wellness.

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Care Redesign

Tackling the Opioid Crisis with Clear Prescription Guidelines, Accurate Monitoring, and Provider Education

How a large physician organization reduced the amount of opioids prescribed per patient while increasing referrals for pain management consultation.

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New Marketplace

Opportunities for Risk-Taking Primary Care Providers

Embracing two-sided risk while adopting workflow redesign and reviewing benchmarks is leading to improved clinical and financial outcomes.

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