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Five Tips to Jumpstart Your MACRA Strategy

Posted: February 03, 2017

Related categories Accountability , Patient-Centered Care , Medical Practice Strategies , Process Improvement

Studer Group Medical Group experts outline five ways organizations can successfully begin optimizing for MACRA.
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Optimizing the Value of Advanced Practice Providers

Posted: August 12, 2016
Published by Jeff Morris, MD, MBA, FACS, FRCSC

Related categories Employee Engagement , Standards of Behavior , Medical Practice Strategies

Chances are, you have already incorporated Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) into your healthcare team or you soon will. The prevalence of APPs is growing as an already over-burdened and under-supplied healthcare system navigates a rapidly expanding Medicare-eligible baby boomer population and the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This increased demand for services, coupled with an aging physician workforce, has resulted in an additional strain on resources and in challenges getting access to care.
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CG CAHPS: Improving Access and Responsiveness to Patients (Part 2)

Posted: June 17, 2015
Published by Kim Bass

Related categories Care Transitions , Medical Practice Strategies

In part one of this two-part insight series, we discussed tips to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of patient phone calls through call tracking and the use of AIDET®. In part two, we will cover the use of pre-and-post visit phone calls and leveraging the Electronic Health Record (EHR) portal as a way to improve access and responsiveness to patients.
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CG CAHPS: Improving Access and Responsiveness to Patients (Part 1)

Posted: April 22, 2015
Published by Kim Bass

Related categories AIDET® , Physician Engagement , Medical Practice Strategies

Gaining access to care matters to everyone involved in providing healthcare, including providers, staff and of course, patients. From a clinical perspective, it’s important for patients to receive timely access to care for both safety and quality purposes. There’s also an emotional aspect to accessing care, as patients want to feel valued and connected to their provider.
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The Clinical, Quality and Business Case for Enhancing the Patient Experience in Medical Practices

Posted: December 15, 2014
Published by Paul Panico

Related categories Measurement/HCAHPS/CGCAHPS/VBP , Medical Practice Strategies

Over the past several years, evidence has accumulated that compels providers and health care organizations to address the patients’ perception of care as a key health care outcome to be addressed and optimized.
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