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Why We Need To Invest In The Right Type Of Healthcare Innovation

Last year saw $41 billion invested in digital health companies. That’s billions and billions of dollars put toward innovating and improving a healthcare system that virtually all stakeholders believe is in desperate need of reimagination, reconstruction and revolution. Read More

Christopher Crow On 5 Things We Must Do To Improve the US Healthcare System

Pharmacists acting as an extension of physicians’ care teams is a key component of the tech-enabled, integrated care team I described above. Medication errors, poor adherence, incomplete treatment plans, and lack of communication around prescriptions have significant implications on the health of patients and contribute to rising costs. By integrating… Read More

VBC Insights: Dr. Christopher Crow, CEO and Co-Founder of Catalyst Health Group

Advancing into a High-Performing Value-Based Network

Over the past few years, the shift to value-based care has slowed down as organizations struggle with leadership alignment around care delivery advancements. However, lessons can be learned from organizations that have successfully advanced value-based care – including how to position the organization for value-based success, how to build performance… Read More

It’s time for primary care to take advantage of advanced technology

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. Read More

How prospective payment models can transform primary care

Moving away from fee-for-service would spur innovation, team-based care. Read More

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… Read More

Subscribe to ‘Primary First:’ The Catalyst Health Network Microcast

Primary First offers the latest insights and ideas for boosting primary care practices’ operational effectiveness and performance. Make sure you subscribe! Read More

Christopher Crow of Catalyst Health Network Talks Access Issues, especially in Texas

Peter and Dr. Crow discuss how his small-town roots and doctors there inspired his thinking about access issues; his experience with patient-centered medical homes and setting patient access as a priority; how Catalyst supports physicians in improving access; and the lack of Medicaid expansion in Texas and how that affects… Read More

Christopher Crow, M.D., Discusses Why We Need a Marshall Plan for Primary Care

Catalyst Health Network CEO stresses the importance of moving from episodic fee-for-service payment to prospective payment models of care Read Article… Read More