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November/December 2016 Issue
Patient Attribution: Why It Matters More Than Ever [Feature]

How payers assign patients to you will affect how your practice is evaluated and paid for value in the future.


March/April 2016 Issue
Medicare Payment Reform: Making Sense of MACRA [Feature]

Value-based payment will bring big changes to practices. Here’s what we know now.


March/April 2016 Issue
Holy MACRA! Will Our Future Be Better or Worse? [From The Editor]

Like it or not, value-based payments are here to stay.


January/February 2016 Issue
The Problem With Patient Satisfaction Scores [Feature]

Scoring of individual physicians is becoming more widespread. Here’s how to improve the process.


November/December 2015 Issue
What You Need to Know About Medicare's New "Quality and Resource Use Report" [Feature]

The QRUR is essentially an annual report card, and its data can affect how you get paid in the future.


September/October 2014 Issue
Health Confidence: A Simple, Essential Measure for Patient Engagement and Better Practice [Feature]

Asking patients this one question can lead to better outcomes.


September/October 2014 Issue
Gambling on the Transition From Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care [Opinion]

Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.


September/October 2014 Issue
Controlling Hypertension: Focusing on "Why" Makes "How" a Lot Easier [Feature]

Understanding the power of quality data and then starting with a few specific measures leads to improved blood pressure rates.


January/February 2011 Issue
Should Your Practice Participate in a Quality-Reporting Program? [Feature]

The authors, who have published results of a study of the costs and benefits of participating in the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI), Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP), Bridges to Excellence (BTE) and a North Carolina program (Ann Fam Med 7:495-503 [2009]) offer practical suggestions based on their research.


January/February 2010 Issue
The Physician Quality Reporting Initiative: Secrets to Success [Feature]

This article shares one practice's success story with the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) and provides readers with experienced advice and tips on reporting successfully.


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