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To protect patients from harm, skip shame and blame

At Kaiser Permanente, a culture of respect and standardized, best-practice processes are the path forward to prevent adverse events. Learn more.

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Physician-Patient Relationship
Health System Spotlight

Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.

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5 MIN READ

Timely feedback is critical for value-based care incentives to work

Physician-focused education and regular, timely feedback are critical ingredients to navigate and succeed in value-based care arrangements.

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Payment & Delivery Models
Health System Spotlight
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Boost primary care at home with a “medicine cabinet autopsy”

Atlantic Health System’s innovative care-at-home efforts keep older adults out of the hospital. They start by doing inventory on all the Rx bottles.

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Digital
Health System Spotlight
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With the EHR, half of prior authorizations get instant approval

Hundreds of staff hours saved so far, says an Ochsner Health physician leader. More importantly, the EHR prior auth workflow is helping patients.

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Prior Authorization
Health System Spotlight

AMA Medical Group Spotlight

Groups moving medicine to support patient health and the medical profession. Interested in being featured?

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“Telehealth is for everyone” is guiding light at Henry Ford Health

Learn how the Detroit-based health system works to ensure older patients can virtually connect with their doctors to better manage chronic conditions.

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Digital
Health System Spotlight
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To fine-tune physician leadership and cut burnout, pick up a book

Leadership is more than clinical expertise. Find out how doctors at Confluence Health are boosting skills and organization values through a book club.

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Physician Health
Health System Spotlight
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6 MIN READ

AI can support value-based care, but challenges must be addressed

Brett Oliver, MD, chief medical information officer for Baptist Health Medical Group, shares how to ensure augmented intelligence (AI) works for all.

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Digital
Health System Spotlight
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Parents’ inability to pay won’t stop these doctors from caring for kids

Texas Children’s Community Cares program offers high-quality care for children regardless of their family’s insurance status or income.

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Population Care
Health System Spotlight
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4 ways this oncology merger empowers private practice physicians

National Cancer Care Alliance and Quality Cancer Care Alliance have combined to create ONCare Alliance. Learn how this helps patients and doctors.

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Private Practices
Health System Spotlight