Managed Care

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Proof Managed Care Works: The City Of Kirkland, WA

Managed care was first created with the best of intentions: to consolidate patient healthcare to one convenient network. The idea was that this would drive...

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A Single Point of Care Is Key To Managing Population Health

The current healthcare system often makes it difficult to treat real issues. In a single day, a primary care provider sees dozens of patients during very brief...

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Bringing Behavioral Health Into An Onsite Clinic

Better healthcare treats people, not just symptoms. Often, that means finding ways to address nonmedical factors: things that aren’t strictly physical or...

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Managed Care 101: Goals, History, and Pitfalls

Managed care was created to centralize patient care within a single network or provider system. The goal, traditionally, was better health outcomes while...

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Advanced Primary Care: The Key To Population Health

When it comes to healthcare innovation, a lot of the conversation has centered on population health. Improving the physical, psychosocial, and emotional...

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New White Paper: Delivering Managed Care the Way It Was Intended

The managed care you’re thinking of right now never had a chance ...

Because in the most traditional sense, it didn’t actually manage a patient’s care. It was...

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Accountable Care Organizations: Getting The Pros Without The Cons

While the definition continues to evolve, accountable care organizations (ACOs) are essentially groups of healthcare providers—sometimes even hospitals—that...

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Why Care Coordination Is The New Managed Care

Managed care often feels like a taboo subject within the healthcare industry. Why? Because traditional managed care failed. Through HMOs and PPOs, it promised...

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Change The Game By Getting Into The Business Of Healthcare

Healthcare is changing. An increasing number of employers are bucking the trends of rising costs by positioning an on- or near-site clinic at the center of...

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City of Kirkland Proves Managed Care Works

In 2015, the City of Kirkland had reached a breaking point. Healthcare costs were skyrocketing. Every year it was getting harder and harder to provide their...

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Disruptive Innovation Reaches Healthcare

“Finally, health care, which has been largely immune to the forces of disruptive innovation, is beginning to change. Seeing the potential to improve health...
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Doctor Q&A: All About Managed Care

Managed care is a decades-old healthcare model. Vera's unique and innovative services are rescuing managed care from it's outdated reputation. Dr. Sarat Raman...