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Wendy Wolfson
Wendy Wolfson is a contributing author for Medical Economics.
Strategies for making primary care practices more efficient
Your primary care practice team may not be as efficient as it could be, particularly for patients with complex, chronic health needs
Strategies for making PCP practices more efficient
Strategies for making PCP practices more efficient
Your primary care practice team may not be as efficient as it could be, particularly for patients with complex, chronic health needs.
Bill could allow health saving account use for DPC
Bill could allow health saving account use for DPC
Ifa bill introduced in Congress passes into law, paying directly for primary care will be a lot easier to do.
Does insurer drop out in South Carolina risk health of individual exchange?
Does insurer drop out in South Carolina risk health of individual exchange?
Citing unprofitability, UnitedHealthcare announced it would pull out of South Carolina at the end of 2017. It was followed by Coventry, a subsidiary of Aetna, which served 14 of the state’s 46 counties.
New program aids high-needs patients, reduces health expenses
New program aids high-needs patients, reduces health expenses
To help doctors more effectively care for their high-needs patients, the Intensive Outpatient Care Program (IOCP) embeds care coordinators in medical practices.
Is Obamacare actually making America healthier?
Is Obamacare actually making America healthier?
Early data emerging from states’ healthcare insurance expansion
Depression management lags, but PCPs may hold the key
Depression management lags, but PCPs may hold the key
Primary care physicians commonly screen their patients for depression, but still underuse established and effective care management practices compared to other chronic illnesses like diabetes, asthma, and congestive heart failure, according to a recent study published in Health Affairs.

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