Disaster preparedness has become an integral part of health systems operations. The infrastructure organized health systems have put in place are serving them well during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Physical distancing is our primary weapon against COVID-19. Seattle’s early experience, and generosity of its public and private institutions to share learnings, is guiding strategies nationwide.
CAPP Chairman Stephen Parodi, MD, joined a panel at the Self-Insured Institute of America’s national conference to share how coordinated cancer care can make a difference.
Delirium affects more than 7 million post-operative patients annually. In fact, it occurs in 29 to 64 percent of elderly patients. JAMA reports it also contributes about $164 billion in [...]
A recent study by the Permanente Medical Groups found that one-third of Americans are stressed to meet basic needs such as stable housing, adequate food, and reliable transportation.
The five CAPP pillars of accountable care—physician leadership, HIT, care coordination, quality measurement, and outcomes-based payment—work together to not only address the physical needs of our [...]
As the organization that worked with researchers to define the foundations of the first “accountable care” models, CAPP is keenly interested in performance data on how ACOs and other accountable [...]
Tragically, an average of 116 Americans die each day from opioid overdoses. Recognizing this public health crisis as it was evolving, physician leaders at Council for Accountable Physician [...]
By Laura Fegraus , Executive Director, CAPP When it comes to the Triple Aim formula — lowering healthcare costs, improving health outcomes and enhancing patient experience — the national dialogue [...]
A cancer diagnosis is one of the biggest challenges many individuals will ever face. Exacerbating that challenge are gaps in prevention, detection, and care coordination that prevent many from [...]