Group Practice Journal

October 2019


Case Study
The Companies They Keep
Lexington Clinic’s proven strategies for implementing direct-to-employer programs

Closing in on the Bull’s Eye
By Kristin Oliver, M.D., Melanie Mouzoon, M.D., FAAP, FABM, Jennifer L.Z. Nkonga, M.S., and Elizabeth Ciemins, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
Moving from volume to value through HPV vaccination

Case Study
Magic Numbers
By Mark Kirschbaum, Ph.D., R.N., and Jill Gaddes, M.S.N., R.N., CNML
Building a population health program for MSSP success

Case Study
Multiple Choice Test
By Thomas Isaac, M.D., M.B.A, M.P.H.
Choosing Wisely initiative improves health outcomes

Case Study
The Right Mixture
Featuring Michael R. Canady, M.D., M.B.A., CPE, FACS, FAAPC; John Cunningham, M.S., M.B.A., FACMPE; and Todd Fowler, M.B.A., FACMPE
Merging a rural, not-for-profit healthcare system with a rural, for-profit physician group

Down With Silos
By Alycia Rose James and Mary Costello
Benefits of incorporating clinical research into physician practice

Prime Time
By Jim Kuhn
Modernizing for access that patients expect


Publisher’s Comment
Together, We Are Making a Healthier America
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
AMGA member groups prove that collaboration works

In Washington
Mixed Signals
By Darryl M. Drevna, M.A.
CMS’ start-and-stop approach to value-based care

Industry Insights
Setting the Standard
Prescribing trends in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Foundation Cornerstone
Our Best Shot
Three years, 5.5 Million patients healthier

October 2019 GPJ