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February 6, 2018
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On this episode of A&M Conversation With, Managing Director Dr. David Gruber sits down with Director Francis LaMorte to discuss the importance of primary care physicians in the emerging value-based reimbursement system.

Part III - Provider Survival Strategies: Sustainable Physician Behavior Change (Alignment)

During the past decade, there has been an acceleration in the “corporatization” of healthcare, with hospitals merging into ever-larger health systems, health systems acquiring physician practices, and payers privatizing (e.g., Anthem) and acquiring each other. As a result, many physicians have lost autonomy, feel disengaged, are less productive and generate less income.

In this article, we highlight the importance of primary care physicians in the emerging value-based reimbursement system. Prevention, proactive intervention and self-management are integral to reducing the chronic disease burden, inclusive of costs. 

Click to read the Part I article here 
Click to read the Part II article here