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Blog Post
11.19.2020

5 Ways To Strengthen Member Engagement Right Now

Effective member engagement educates your members and motivates them to take ownership of their health. If you want to strengthen your member engagement,...

Blog Post
11.17.2020

New Resource — Telehealth is Essential: Here’s How To Implement A Solution

There’s no denying that telehealth is now an essential mode of healthcare delivery. Providers are relying on remote care to connect with patients during the...

Blog Post
11.11.2020

Our Take On 6 Key Healthcare Trends For Payers

COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of changes happening in healthcare. As these trends take shape, they create a picture of what post-COVID-19 healthcare may...

Blog Post
11.05.2020

Value-Based Medicare Direct Contracting: What It Is & Why It’s A Big Opportunity

Medicare is notorious for its low reimbursement levels, especially at the primary care level. In fee-for-service models, a “Level 3 Established Office Visit”...

Blog Post
10.28.2020

How Virtual Care Is Shifting Care Delivery Online

Since COVID-19 began, virtual care has catapulted into the healthcare mainstream. Research firm Frost Sullivan projects that virtual care usage will grow at a...

Blog Post
10.23.2020

Making A Wise Investment In Healthcare Innovation

The time is right for payers and employers to invest in value-based primary care solutions. The right implementation of an advanced primary care model allows...

Blog Post
10.20.2020

New White Paper: Advanced Primary Care For Multiemployer Groups

Vera has released its latest white paper that takes a detailed look at how the advanced primary care model solves the unique challenges multiemployer groups,...

Blog Post
10.14.2020

Care Coordination Q&A With Chief Medical Officer Kevin Wang

In the Vera Whole Health advanced primary care (APC) model, one of the ways to reduce the total cost of care is by providing 80-90% of the care a patient needs...

Blog Post
10.08.2020

Value-Based Care Is The Independent Provider’s Best Response To COVID-19

Many independent practices are fighting an uphill battle against the economic pressures of COVID-19. The sudden financial losses and declining patient volumes...

Blog Post
10.06.2020

Be Agile: Control Primary Care Delivery

Agility is an essential part of responding to a crisis like COVID-19. Without it, shifting care delivery to meet the needs of patients will be difficult to...

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
09.10.2020

Global Healthcare: 4 Major National Models And How They Work

Right now, healthcare innovation is a hot topic. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed significant flaws and deficiencies in the current healthcare system. Primary...