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Click: The Doctor Will See You Now

Posted by Marc Lichtenstein on July 30, 2013

For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies have worked alongside local physicians and hospitals across America to help improve access to healthcare. And today the traditional avenues of access to healthcare are expanding...

Access, Physicians, Healthcare Consumers


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


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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