Primary Care First Applications announced: What do independent physicians need to know?

By | October 28, 2019 at 12:56 pm

This post is part of a series of posts that aim to educate independent primary care practices about CMS’ recently announced Primary Cares Initiative. Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) to introduce Primary Care First, a new alternative payment model available to […]



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How will technology play a role in Primary Care First?

By | October 17, 2019 at 9:05 am

This post is part of a series of posts that aim to educate independent primary care practices about CMS’ recently announced Primary Cares Initiative. Click here to read our overview of Primary Care First. Primary Care First Factsheet A quick overview on everything you need to know. Download Now One of the requirements for a […]



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What kinds of organizations could get the most out of primary care first?

By | September 20, 2019 at 10:08 am

This post is part of a series of posts that aim to educate independent primary care practices about CMS’ recently announced Primary Cares Initiative. Click here to read our overview of Primary Care First. Primary Care First Factsheet A quick overview on everything you need to know. Download Now The recently announced Primary Care First […]



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Who is eligible to participate in Primary Care First?

By | July 31, 2019 at 11:00 am

Primary Care First Factsheet A quick overview on everything you need to know. Download Now This post is part of a series of posts that aim to educate independent primary care practices about CMS’ recently announced Primary Cares Initiative. Click here to read our overview of Primary Care First. As policy programs continue to center […]



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Overview of the Elation Health API, our solution for interoperability and connecting physicians and patients at the point of care

By | May 31, 2019 at 9:30 am

Electronic health records (EHRs) are the core tool that physicians use to take action at the point of care, capture data and track longitudinal care information for patients. Unfortunately, the lack of investment in integration tools and interoperability means that often, EHR data is silo’ed in a single system and can’t be used to integrate […]



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Primary Care First Explained: Everything independent physicians need to know about Medicare’s new quality program for primary care

By | May 15, 2019 at 2:31 pm

Primary Care First Factsheet A quick overview on everything you need to know. Download Now This post is the first in a series of posts that aim to educate independent primary care practices about CMS’ recently announced Primary Cares Initiative. As policy programs continue to center around value-based care, Elation is here to ensure that […]



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Weekly Rounds: Interoperability Rules, Small Practice, Support, Patient Engagement, Ideal EHRs

By | March 18, 2019 at 7:07 am

This week, we have insights on new interoperability rules, suggestions for CMS to support small practices, DPC’s patient engagement advantages, an overview of the new One Login feature, and what an ideal EHR for on- site or near-on site clinics looks like. At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive […]



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Weekly Rounds: Value-Based Care, Virtual Services, Well-Conceived EHRs, Concierge Care, ACO Changes

By | February 19, 2019 at 1:46 pm

This week, we have insights on an EHR’s role in value-based care, payment for physicians who are involved in telemedicine, the benefits of EHRs, the differences between Direct Primary Care and Concierge Care, and newly published ACO changes.   At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical […]



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Weekly Rounds: Patient Charting, MACRA Compliance, 2019 Tax Benefits, Online Tools, Patient Longitudinal Records

By | January 22, 2019 at 8:09 pm

This week, we have insights on the history of patient charting, how CMS aims to ease MACRA compliance,  2019 tax benefits for physicians, online tools physicians can take advantage of and why patient longitudinal records are integral for ACOs. At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical […]



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