The Primary Cares Initiative: How eConsults provide support
In April 2019, CMS announced the Primary Cares Initiative which is expected to reduce administrative burdens and increase patient care while decreasing healthcare costs. Learn more about the payment models of the Primary Cares Initiatives, and how eConsults directly support this new initiative.
Can access to specialist physicians mitigate burnout for primary care?
Provider burnout is on the rise and already affects many of our dedicated primary care physicians. Find out how eConsults help to alleviate burnout symptoms.
eConsults: An emerging tool to advance the PCMH
By Adam Darkins, August 2018. The Increasing Importance of Primary Care An aging population, the rising incidence and prevalence of obesity and other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart failure and anxiety/depression, and the wide variety of information …
Alternative to curbside consults: The eConsult. patient safety first!
Curbside consultation is routine for many physicians. However, a brief review on potential shortcomings of this practice is essential to ensure solutions are in place to enable the best possible patient care. eConsults addresse many issues within these informal exchanges, including missing or incomplete patient information, the lack of access to physical exam findings, and other relevant data and/or lab results.
How eConsults aid FQHC reimbursement, maintain NCQA guidelines, and support the PCMH model
A conversation with Dr. Kevin Ronan, Pediatrician and Senior Manager of Quality Assurance at Vista Community Clinic.