The “new normal” for independent primary care practices

By | June 29, 2020 at 1:43 pm

What’s the “new normal” for independent primary care practices three months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? We see many of our Elation practices have rebounded, in spite of severe impact early and limited financial aid. Telemedicine has been a major help. Fee-for-service primary care practice’s in particular are more likely to have returned…



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Is help actually getting to primary care practices on the front-lines?

By | June 3, 2020 at 9:36 am

Is help actually getting to primary care practices on the front-lines? Only 21% of applications for COVID-19 financial aid have been approved from taking a closer look with Elation’s independent primary care practices. We tracked 56 applications for COVID financial relief across 35 medical practices. Of those, only 12 had been approved and funded as…



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Introducing Elation’s financial guide

By | May 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

Health and safety are your primary concerns during the coronavirus outbreak, but the financial stability of your independent practice is also paramount. To assist you in learning more about financial help that may be available to you and your practice, as well as the new billing codes for remotely providing healthcare, Elation Health has published…



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COVID-19 Resource Center launched for independent practices

By | April 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

Continuing to support our independent physicians throughout the coronavirus outbreak, Elation Health has launched a new resource center specifically designed to assist providers and their patients. We recognize that most independent practices are working virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing to care for your patients with innovations such as telehealth, and have made available a…



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A sigh of relief on the frontlines of independent primary care

By | April 21, 2020 at 3:35 pm

Ready for some hopeful signs? We’ve been following the trends for independent primary care practices very closely during COVID-19 and there are some truly bright spots to share this week. Our community of independent practices includes 14,000 clinicians in both fee-for-service (FFS) and direct primary care (DPC) practices. In early March, there was panic as…



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How COVID-19 is affecting independent primary care

By | April 7, 2020 at 10:23 am

Life is moving fast for independent primary care practices. While still struggling during COVID-19, thankfully, there is new support and signs of adaptation. Here’s what we’re seeing at Elation Health for our 14,000 primary care and direct primary care clinicians and their 7 million patients. First, here’s the good news. We are grateful that 3…



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Primary care and the coronavirus pandemic

By | March 25, 2020 at 3:10 pm

There is a brewing crisis in primary care during this pandemic. Joining incoming AAFP CEO Shawn Martin and Aledade CEO Dr. Farzad Mostashari’s calls to help both sound the alarm and share what we can do to help. We work with 14k clinicians, reaching 7 million US patients. Here’s what we see. Our independent primary…



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Weekly Rounds: Independent physicians in 2020, DPC practice locations, care management

By | February 25, 2020 at 3:29 pm

This week, we will review the primary care shortage, look at an independent physician’s guide to 2020, discover how to choose a DPC practice location, and get more info on the benefits of care management.  At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical first care. Part of…



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Elation is now PCMH Pre-Validated

By | February 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) structure enables the primary care physician to provide continuous and coordinated care to patients from a home base. All of the patient’s healthcare needs, including preventative services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, and even end-of-life care, are arranged within the PCMH. Elation Health dynamically supports the concept of the PCMH…



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