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 for patients.
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 [...]
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 [...]
CAPP to Host Better Together Health 2017 in Washington, DC, featuring Biden Cancer Initiative’s Danielle Carnival
On May 24, 2017, the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP) will host its third annual Better Together Health event, in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS) at The Center [...]
Study Misses the Mark in Suggesting Physician Employment Has No Effect on Hospital Quality Improvement
As our country struggles to move our healthcare system toward the Triple Aim of lower costs, higher quality and a better patient experience, it is important to remember that physicians play an [...]
By Robert Pearl, MD, Chair, Council of Accountable Physician Practices With thousands of political offices up for election this November, health care will continue to be a complex and frequently [...]