Group Practice Journal

April 2019


Case Study
The Big Six
By David R. Flum, M.D., M.P.H.
UW Medicine adopted six strategies to achieve mission-driven and patient-centered excellence

Case Study
Rules of the Code
Featuring Stephanie Devaney, Ph.D., and Marc S. Williams, M.D.
Precision medicine in practice: NIH’s All of Us Research Program and Geisinger’s Genomic Medicine Institute

Case Study
No Secret Sauce
By Victoria Farias
A proven, no-nonsense approach to MSSP

Case Study
Congratulations, It’s an App
By David Sawin
SSH Babies maternity app boosts HCAHPS scores

Best Practices
Buyers’ Market
By Josh Weiner
Build loyalty into the patient experience

Tech Talk
The Connected Patient
By Stephen H. Dart
Today’s online portals connect patients and providers

What Do Patients Really Want?
By Tashfeen Ekram, M.D., FACR
Technology to bridge the wellness–satisfaction gap

Stop the Cycle, I Want to Get Off
By Dan Pope


Publisher’s Comment
Collaborating for Performance Excellence
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
A new collaborative will drive clinical and operational efficiency

In Washington
CHRONIC Empowerment
By Darryl M. Drevna, M.A.
AMGA endorses flexibility in new MA benefits

Industry Insights
Adoption Papers
Automating business processes as transaction volume increases

Foundation Cornerstone
Healthier by the Million
100 million healthier Americans by 2025: Will you help us get there?

April 2019 GPJ