Health Data Innovation: ChenMed CEO Briefs President & Top Advisors
Given the complexity of health care reform and the unrivaled success ChenMed has achieved for tens of thousands of Medicare-eligible seniors, President Barack Obama recently met for a second time with ChenMed CEO, Christopher Chen, MD.
The high-level briefing also involved U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, White House Deputy Chief of Staff Mark Childress, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, and other senior officials.
Developing Physician Culture in New Risk Models
Originally posted on TheHealthCareBlog.com
There is a saying that “culture eats strategy for lunch.” Never has this been truer than when looking at primary care or physician group delivery system innovation. Health care industry leaders must invest more time creating and scaling the right culture as they innovate.
There has been a great deal of controversy on the ability of the Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) to impact total medical costs. Critics have noted that PCMH is adding additional costs to the structure without...
Florida-Based Medical Practice Creates 38% Fewer Hospital Days For Seniors
Bringing Better Health Care to Seniors:
Innovative model could help US seniors annually avoid 28.4 million days in hospital
MIAMI GARDENS, FL, June 3, 2013 – The nation’s fastest-growing integrated senior primary care medical practice, ChenMed, today announced that the June 2013 issue of Health Affairs includes a report on how its highly effective and scalable model for senior health care improves quality outcomes and results in days in hospital that are 38 percent lower than the national average for seniors.