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Leading Critical Healthcare Reforms

Posted by Eric Lail and Elizabeth Casey on February 26, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies pioneered the concept of health insurance for Americans, and our legacy of leading the way for the industry endures today. From the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid, to the creation of HMOs and PPOs,...

PCMH, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes

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Dawn of the Patient-Centered Medical Era

Posted by Marc Lichtenstein on December 12, 2012

“Patient-Centered Medicine” almost sounds like an unnecessary statement. After all, isn’t the practice of all medicine “patient-centered”? The answer is both yes, and no. Medicine may be practiced on the patient,...

Coordinated Care, Physicians

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Primary Care Physicians and Coordinated Care

Posted by Marc Lichtenstein on November 19, 2012

Football has the quarterback. The symphony has its conductor. Film crews have a producer. Any successful organization will have that one primary coordinator in place who makes all the various moving parts act in concert.

In medicine we...

Physicians, Primary Care, Coordinated Care

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