Posts Tagged ‘primary care physician shortage’

Infographic: Physician Shortage Trends

January 2nd, 2019 by Melanie Matthews

The United States could be short as many as 120,000 physicians by 2030, according to a new infographic by BoardVitals.

The infographic drills down on where the physician shortages are, how the aging of the United States population is impacting healthcare and the physician workforce, what specialties are experiencing shortages and the top-five shortage-fueled recruiting challenges.

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS SuccessA laser focus on population health interventions and processes can generate immediate revenue streams for fledgling accountable care organizations that support the hard work of creating a sustainable ACO business model. This population health priority has proven a lucrative strategy for Caravan Health, whose 23 ACO clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in 2016 under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success examines Caravan Health’s population health-focused approach for ACOs and its potential for positioning ACOs for success under MSSP and MACRA’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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Infographic: Why is There a Shortage of PCPs in the U.S.?

February 28th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Primary care physicians once the foundation of the U.S. healthcare system are now in short supply, according to a RockHealth infographic.

Only 32 percent of physicians are primary care providers. The infographic lists the top reasons medical students do not choose primary care and the expected shortage of PCPs in the coming years.

PCP Shortage

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