Primary Care Innovation and Care Groups Blog

The importance of collaborative care for primary care

By Nick Dealtry

Multiple investigative and anecdotal studies have shown that collaborative care benefits patients in many ways. Research also shows that collaborating can benefit the primary care physician ...

December 29th, 2021

How technology is reshaping primary care

By Nick Dealtry

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 ...

December 22nd, 2021

What are alternative payment models?

By Nick Dealtry

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 ...

December 10th, 2021

The long term impact of COVID-19 on care delivery

By Nick Dealtry

The COVID-19 pandemic had an immediate impact on most healthcare providers, who were faced with the challenges of treating patients in an environment that was uncertain and potentially ...

December 3rd, 2021

HIPAA risks to avoid among care groups

By Nick Dealtry

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 ...

November 26th, 2021

Tips for improving patient satisfaction

By Nick Dealtry

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 ...

November 5th, 2021