Group Practice Journal

September 2017

Value-Based Care’s Impact on Physician Compensation
Pay Increases in Primary Care amid Stalling Productivity Levels across Specialties
By Wayne M. Hartley, Danielle DuBord, and Aaron Dobosenski
An analysis of the AMGA 2017 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey finds that the proportion of quality incentives in compensation plans advancing slower than expected.

Industry Insights
The Leaky Bucket Part 2: Weight Loss for Improved HbA1c
By Anupama Aurora, M.P.A., M.Sc., Cori Rattelman, Elizabeth Ciemins, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A., and John Cuddeback, M.D., Ph.D.

In Washington
Reducing the Regulatory Burden for Members
By Darryl M. Drevna

Follow the Evidence: Building a Data-Driven Recruitment Program
By Fredrick T. Horton, M.H.A., CMPE, William Holets, M.H.A., M.B.A., and Tim Weir, M.H.A., M.B.A.
Olmsted Medical Center develops a wide-ranging qualitative and quantitative approach to recruitment.

Health Plan Economics of Preferred Network Implementation
An Employer Perspective
By Eric Riley and Heath Abney
Authors from Lexington Clinic explore a preferred health provider network plan and analyze the costs and health outcomes.

Warning: Some Forms of Value Contracts Can Be Hazardous to Your Group’s Health
Featuring Robert E. Matthews
PriMed Physicians’ Vice President for Quality examines the challenges of securing a good value agreement and the necessity of avoiding bad value contracts.

Foundation Cornerstone
Our Newest Goal-Getter: The Baton Rouge Clinic

Thought Leader
Women Leaders: Working to Make It Happen, an Interview with Mayo Clinic’s Sharon R. Gabrielson, M.H.A.

September 2017 GPJ