APM: Empowering New Ways Of Providing Care

Part 2 By Erika Cottrell, Jill Arkind and Sonja Likumahuwa  In Part 1 of this post, we discussed how the shift of the payment model allows community health centers the opportunity to leverage the care team to provide better care. We conclude by offering more examples of  team collaboration made possible by the new payment model.  (Note: This article originally appeared on the Health Affairs Blog on July 21, 2014. An edited version is being reposted here as part of the research effort investigating the impact of Alternative Payment Methodology (APM) on the delivery of primary care in safety-net populations. Through this website, Frontiers of Health...

Pilot Site Introduction: OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond

About OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond (FMR) is part of the Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine, one of the nation’s most highly rated Family Medicine departments.  We offer full-spectrum health care for all ages, providing comprehensive maternity (including Cesarean sections when needed), infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric care. Family Medicine at Richmond, is the only Federally Qualified Health Center among the many OHSU clinics. This means we serve residents in Southeast Portland, regardless of their insurance, income, language, or background.  This includes Medicaid and Medicare patients.  We...

Population Health Design Summit – on Twitter

Wow,visual recording of today's discussion! pic.twitter.com/KZu36SB9x7 — Irma (@pdxirma) January 16, 2014 On January 16th the Oregon Primary Care Association hosted an Advanced Care Model Population Health Design Summit. The summit was attended by national experts including Ed Wagner, MD, MPH and Katie Coleman, MSPH of the MacColl Center and Craig Jones, MD, Director, Vermont Blueprint for Health. Those who attended in person were joined by online participants during a live tweet session: Our goal today deep dialogue: pulling in nat'l experts, current clinics changing their payment and care models and future ones. #advpcmh114 — Victoria (@victoriademchak) January 16, 2014 Check out...