Physicians: Another year, another fix for the doc shortage - 2016 Targeted Insights
Access to physicians is an issue that has grabbed headlines in recent years due to a predicted physician shortage. Demand for physicians has... In Market Access/ February, 2016 SCOTUS inaction could cause health systems to think twice before attempting acquisitions
The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken. Or, in this case, it has made its opinion known by its silence. The court recently declined to hear an appeal... In Market Access/ May, 2015 Cleveland Clinic strategy to maintain competitive edge reflects national trend
The Cleveland Clinic has national and international clout, including a strong reputation for high quality healthcare. But hospital consolidation in... In Market Access/ August, 2014 Is direct primary care the wave of the future?
At the 2014 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Western Regional Conference recently held in Denver, health system executives were asked to... In Market Access/ July, 2014 Too big to succeed?
A slew of accountable care agreements have been launched in recent years; it seemed like not a week went by without an ACO announcement. Recently,... In Market Access/ June, 2014 Patient-centered medical homes should be centered on patients
Patients are the key to success for the patient-centered medical home model. That may seem like a no-brainer?after all, the word ?patient? is part... In Market Access/ June, 2014 Plan exits: An unintended consequence of the ACA?
The Affordable Care Act was touted as a way to increase competition among insurers in order to drive down costs for consumers, as well as provide... In Market Access/ July, 2013 Physicians: Heal thyselves and other providers
Physician leadership was a recurring theme at the National Association of Managed Care Physicians conference in Orlando, which I recently attended... In Market Access/ May, 2013