The Economist Salutes ChenMed
A must read for more than 1.5 million business and financial leaders in over 200 countries, The Economist recently spotlighted ChenMed in its "The problem-solvers: Hints of how to provide better health care for less money" feature. The report succinctly illustrates why "Medicare patients at ChenMed (Chen and JenCare Neighborhood Medical Centers) spent nearly 40% fewer days in hospital than the national average."
GUIDE TO HEALTH CARE salutes ChenMed integrated care model
South Florida Business Journal’s special health care guide credits ChenMed founder James Chen, MD, PhD, for creating the model that has "improved care, reduced hospitalizations and health care costs, and increased patient satisfaction among seniors." Learn more by reading "South Florida health care providers, educators brace for 'silver tsunami'."
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...