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Blog Post
03.17.2021

5 Things To Watch For When Evaluating Advanced Primary Care Vendors

One of the best ways to control the total cost of care and improve health outcomes is by integrating an advanced primary care solution into your benefit...

Blog Post
09.30.2020

Is Providing Behavioral Health In The Primary Care Setting The Answer To America’s Mental Health Crisis?

Heading into the eighth month of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, American mental health is in crisis. According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll...

Blog Post
09.23.2020

How Advanced Primary Care Builds On The 7 Components Of The Medical Home

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH)  has existed as a concept since it was first introduced by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1967. It’s built on...

Blog Post
05.28.2020

Behavioral Health Is Essential To Whole Person Care

There’s no way to separate physical, mental, and emotional health. They’re intertwined. One impacts the other. Modern science confirms it.

Blog Post
01.02.2020

Why Providers Love Working At Vera

Providers are an integral part of the healthcare revolution at Vera. They also love working at our care centers. This is important, because they have a big...

Blog Post
12.26.2019

The Difference Between Care Coordination, Managed Care, and Concierge Medicine

The face of healthcare in America has undergone a major transformation in recent years. With each iteration of care, the goal has been to do more for less. The...

Blog Post
12.12.2019

Behavioral Health In Modern Healthcare

While 20% of the U.S. population is impacted by behavioral health issues, very few seek treatment. This is in large part due to the lack of insurance coverage...

Blog Post
11.28.2019

Learn To Manage Stress: Q&A With Marcie Hamrick, MD

Stress is something everyone deals with. Stress can come from our jobs, our homes, our personal relationships, even our health. At times, it can feel...

Blog Post
11.05.2019

Why Everyone Should Practice Self-Care

Self-care is one of the most effective ways to stay healthy. It’s also one of the most enjoyable, because it’s all about doing something you love to do.

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Blog Post
09.24.2019

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...

Blog Post
08.15.2019

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...

Blog Post
07.30.2019

Bringing Behavioral Health Into A Care Center

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