Group Practice Journal

November/December 2015

Engaging High-Performing Health System Attributes to Deliver Value-Based Care
2014 Acclaim Award Honoree HealthTexas Provider Network
HTPN endeavors to create a care system that delivers the right care at the right place at the right time.

Publisher’s Comment
Defining High Performance, Improving Patient Lives
By Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE

Industry Insights
Type 2 Diabetes: Reducing Disparities

In Washington
AMGA Educating Policymakers about Risk Readiness
By Grant Couch

What Does Your Data Say About You?
Data Analytics in Physician Practice
By Cheri Ballard, CPA, CHC
With CMS stepping up its efforts, you would be wise to develop and implement your own tactics for internal data analytics.

Dramatic Impacts
Talking Upfront Pays Off
By Craig Hodges
Holston Medical Group rethinks and reworks its revenue cycle operations to emphasize engaging patients financially before treatment.

Watching the Watchdogs
Assess Your Medicare Audit Risk
By Daryl J. Moreau
RAC audits have replaced the threat of a frivolous lawsuit as the primary fear for many physicians.

Exciting Times to Create Primary Care Models
By Shirl Diaz, M.A.
Providence Medical Group is combining Lean methodology with new technology to change how it operates its clinics and delivers care to patients.

Foundation Cornerstone
Enroll in AMGF’s Diabetes: Together 2 Goal® Campaign

November/December 2015 GPJ