Weekly Rounds: PCPCC, Patient Engagement, DPC bill in Florida

Weekly Rounds: PCPCC, Patient Engagement, DPC bill in Florida

This week, we have an introduction to Elation’s new visit note templates, the PCPCC’s vision for primary care, ideas for making MACRA less demanding for physicians, definitions to important patient engagement terms and discussions on the Florida DPC bill.

At Elation Health, we’re committed to strengthening the physician-patient relationship and providing intuitive tools for clinical first care.  Part of this commitment includes keeping physicians and staff informed about the latest healthcare news, technology trends, and policy updates that impact their practices and patients.

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  1. Elation’s new visit note templates: chart faster and spend more time with patients – Elation’s visit note templates are designed with the physician in mind and are built with intuitive features to help create consistent workflows for providers and their staff. Check out these benefits and more for this new feature!
  2. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) lays out vision for primary care – The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) released its “Shared Principles of Primary Care” which was developed to shape the advancement of healthcare in the United States around primary care.
  3. Easing MACRA’s pain points for independent physicians – Recently, Black Book Research conducted a survey of 8,845 physician practices and identified their top 10 concerns related to MACRA; find out more about these MACRA-related concerns and how your practice can grapple with value-based care.
  4. 5 patient engagement terms independent physicians need to know – Learn more about these important terms, related to patient engagement, that the independent physician needs to know while transitioning to value-based care.
  5. Florida legislature considers direct primary care bill – The state of Florida is in the process of considering a bill regarding the DPC practice model including protections for patients as well as the DPC practice itself. Learn more about this bill here.