How can practices stay on the winning side of payment transformation?
Talk to a roomful of primary care physicians (PCP) about the need to reduce burnout and burden in their profession, and you’ll see near-universal agreement. Float the idea that this sort of transformation requires a fundamental shift in how they think about payment, and the tone of the room grows a bit more tense.
With the U.S. underinvesting in ambulatory care, patients avoiding preventive visits and PCPs still overburdened, new IT and staffing strategies are needed. But one expert says fee-for-service payments are standing in the way.
Jeff Bullard, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Product Strategy Officer for Catalyst Health Group, primary care providers, discusses the importance of integrating pharmacists into care coordination teams and how a team-based approach can help improve medication adherence and overall patient health.