Austin Regional Clinic is a multispecialty medical group with a foundation of physician leadership, integrated systems, and coordinated care which proved indispensable in this current health crisis.
Over late 2019 and early 2020, CAPP partnered with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions to conduct listening sessions with employers and health care purchasers across the U.S.
A new report, “Exploring Employer-Physician Collaborations to Deliver Quality Care,” presents results of listening sessions coordinated by CAPP and the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser [...]
CAPP chair Stephen Parodi, MD, tells FierceHealthcare that multipronged strategy is needed to suppress coronavirus
Stephen Parodi, MD, chair of the CAPP, and national infectious disease leader for Kaiser Permanente, commented in FierceHealthcare on Kaiser Permanente’s multipronged COVID-19 suppression strategy.
Harvard researchers found that, early in the pandemic, visits to ambulatory care practices declined 60%. Recently, the same sources indicate visits have rebounded but remain below pre-pandemic rates.
The relaxation of federal rules around telehealth have made it possible for medical groups and health systems to bring vitally needed medical attention to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sharp Rees-Stealy swung into action during the pandemic, ensuring those who might be infected with COVID-19 could be seen and treated safely, and providing a safe environment for routine patient care.
Expanding Telehealth for the COVID-19 World: An Interview with Courtney Stevens, Director of Virtual Care, Henry Ford Health System
Michigan’s Henry Ford Health System has successfully deployed virtual health during the COVID-19 crisis, providing a model for other organizations to maximize their telehealth/telemedicine programs.
Federal Flexibility for Care Delivery Innovation Should Outlast COVID-19 Emergency: The Case for Hospital-at-Home
In March 2020, as epidemiologists were predicting surging cases of COVID-19 illness, a host of regulatory barriers were removed to enable the delivery of care outside acute care hospital settings.
COVID-19 has not only required massive mobilization to reorganize care delivery and take extreme infection control precautions; it has also severely disrupted the financing of medical care.