Primary Care Innovation and Care Groups Blog

How technology is reshaping primary care

By Nick Dealtry | December 22nd, 2021

In today’s digital world, technology plays an important part of just about every aspect of daily life. Technology is also reshaping primary care, particularly as virtual care has become ...

What are alternative payment models?

By Nick Dealtry | December 10th, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) alternative payment models can be very confusing, particularly for a new independent physician. In essence, the models stem from the ...

HIPAA risks to avoid among care groups

By Nick Dealtry | November 26th, 2021

Healthcare providers understand the importance of privacy and security when communicating with each other and with their patients. Sometimes, though, unintentional slips can breach HIPAA ...

Tips for improving patient satisfaction

By Nick Dealtry | November 5th, 2021

In an increasingly digital world, patients want easy, virtual access. They want to be able to see their medical records, to schedule appointments, and to communicate with their providers ...

Care groups and care coordination

By Nick Dealtry | November 1st, 2021

Improving the quality of care for patients is critically important for their health and safety as well as for the primary care practice’s success and sustainability. One very important ...