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Tag: primary care provider

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How is your doctor like your auto mechanic?

October 18, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

Bringing your car to a mechanic is a lot like going to the doctor. Auto mechanics and doctors both work within a predominantly fee-for-service system where information asymmetry prevails. Information […]

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Should health insurance include primary care?

July 14, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

Insurance protects against losses from unexpected events. Health insurance that protects against the unlikely risk of major surgery or hospitalization makes sense, since the financial impact of a major medical […]

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Value-based care is a team effort

June 11, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

The three-legged stool that supports primary care in a successful value-based practice includes data analytics, care coordination and patient outreach. The primary care provider (PCP) cannot perform all these roles, […]

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The specialist referral: Do primary care providers have all the information they need?

November 17, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

The role of the primary care provider is to serve as a generalist in managing their patients’ health. Specialists are available to provide expert opinion or specific procedures beyond the […]