5 common misconceptions about team-based care

“We already do Team-based Care” Is your team co-located? See The 4 core principles of team-based care “Physician burnout is not an economic problem” Physician burnout is expensive, costing an organization up to $1 million per doctor per year in direct costs alone.  Study: Doctor burnout costs health care system $4.6 billion a year How…

Top 5 ways team-based care can be leveraged to meet today’s practice challenges

Creating access and convenience for patients, enabling larger patient panels Enhanced panel size sets you up for success in risk-based and global payment models. Primary care-based pain management and community medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs Collaboration with community resources to promote a creative and effective solution to overcoming common barriers that reduce access to treatment. See:…

Building a Strong Consortium for Addressing the Opioid Crisis in our Communities

The opioid epidemic represents one the biggest public health crises ever to strike our country. Local emergency departments are beginning to use standardized protocols for Buprenorphine induction. Communities that leverage a strong primary care infrastructure with warm hand-offs will help patients achieve success in their treatment and recovery efforts. We recommend building strong resources in…