Stay informed about Catalyst’s efforts to enable primary care for all. News, insights and blog posts from Catalyst and other industry thought leaders offer perspectives on the transformation of primary care and what we can all do to accelerate it.
Why People Are Still Avoiding the Doctor (It’s Not the Virus)
June 17, 2020At first, people delayed medical care for fear of catching COVID. But as the pandemic caused staggering unemployment, medical care has become unaffordable for many.
Texas ACO adds 100 primary care physicians
May 11, 2020Catalyst Health Network will add 100 primary care practices in the greater Austin and Hill Country regions.
Catalyst Health Network Adds Nearly 100 Central Texas Doctors
May 11, 2020The value-based care group will now total more than 850 physicians in Texas.
Here’s what the future of health care looks like after the coronavirus
May 8, 2020More than 38,000 family physician practices will see closures or layoffs by the end of May, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians estimates.
Why primary care needs a prospective payment model
Dr. Christopher Crow is out to prove that primary-care practices can thrive under value-based payment.
Dallas-Fort Worth family doctors have a financial plan for the pandemic — and the future
Many want to ditch fee-for-service and earn a monthly payment for keeping people healthy.
Coronavirus already changing medical care in the U.S
The coronavirus pandemic, which has fueled widespread speculation about potential long-term changes to American life, is already causing one important shift: It has accelerated moves to restructure how basic medical care is provided and paid for in the U.S.
Coronavirus crisis threatens physician practices in DFW and nationwide
As the number of cases of coronavirus grows and hospitals across North Texas and nationwide brace for the worst, primary care physicians and some specialist practices are seeing steep drop-offs in visits, threatening their viability and exacerbating the public health crisis.
How New Practice Payment Strategies Can Help Hospitals Battle COVID-19
Making sure primary care physicians stay in business can free up hospitals to treat the most serious cases.
UTSW, UNTHSC, and Catalyst Team Up to Test First Responders
The Tarrant County testing site will help identify those who may not have shown symptoms.