Monthly Archives: April 2016

This Brave New World of Healthcare Reform

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Value-based Healthcare|

What we’re experiencing in our country today with regard to healthcare delivery system redesign and payment reform is unprecedented. Last week, The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) [...]

Primary Care Reform Effort Showing Improved Care Delivery

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Practice Transformation, Primary Care|

A new report released last week assesses the two-year results of the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative and shows that practices are getting better at assessing their patients’ risk [...]

CMS Launched CPC+, its largest investment in primary care yet

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Clinical Integration, Practice Transformation, Primary Care|

Breaking now: CMS today announced the launch of its largest investment in advanced primary care transformation to date: the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model, an evolution of the [...]

CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guidelines – Primary Care Perspective with Joseph Gregory, M.D.

By | April 6th, 2016|Categories: Primary Care|

HealthTeamWorks recently caught up with Dr. Joseph Gregory, Regional Medical Director at Banner Health, for a candid conversation about the CDC’s newly released guidelines recommending reductions in opioid prescribing. [...]

HIPAA audits are coming – check your spam folder!

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Primary Care|

It’s been almost 15 years since Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which provides national standards to protect the privacy of U.S. citizens’ personal health [...]