Episode 4: The Practicality of Advanced Primary Care
In this episode of Primary First, Dr. Bullard and Chris Abbott, Catalyst Health Network’s VP of Payer Relations, Product and Performance Strategy discuss Catalyst’s vision for Advanced Primary Care. They dig into the impact of pairing comprehensive care management with prospective payment and how COVID-19 accelerated the adoption of healthcare technologies like telehealth.
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It’s hard to see reports of the astronomical costs of American healthcare and not become immediately desensitized to the enormity of it all. In 2021, fueled somewhat by the pandemic, American healthcare costs topped $4.3 trillion (membership required). By 2028, that number could surpass $6 trillion.
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