Brian (@chiglinsky) and Josh (@DrJIsrael) are joined by Farzad Mostashari (@Farzad_MD), CEO and co-founder of Aledade, and Will Palmisano (@will_palmisano), a product analyst on Aledade's BI team and head of the Climate Change Committee. They talk about Aledade's plans for becoming carbon neutral, why it matters, and how others can make a difference. They also discuss the impacts that climate change has on healthcare and why the US health industry is so carbon intensive.
Brian and Josh are joined by Dr. Derek Lewis, the CEO, owner and primary care physician at Arkansas Primary Care Clinic located in Little Rock, Arkansas. They discuss the COVID-19 vaccination efforts and success in Dr. Lewis’ community. Dr. Lewis describes the initial skepticism of vaccines in the black and brown community and how he was able to build trust with his patients.
Josh (@DrJIsrael) and Brian (@chiglinsky) speak with four different practices- SAMA Healthcare in El Dorado, AR, Coastal Family Health in Biloxi, MS, The Bacani/McKenney Clinic in Fredonia, KS, and Crouch Family Medicine in Chandler, OK. They talk about different marketing strategies, how these have evolved over the years, and the importance of community involvement for primary care physicians.
Josh and Brian are joined by two guests: Dr. Khush Singh, the Senior Medical Director for Risk and Wellness at Aledade, and by Dr. Lee Church, a Family Practice physician in Hiawassee. They talk about what risk coding is, how it helps predict healthcare spending, why it is important to accurately code and how Aledade is helping our providers do this important work. Dr. Church also describes the major E/M billing changes in 2021.
Josh is joined by two Aledade Medical Directors: Dr. Kim Yu and Dr. Richard Lyn-Cook. They talk about some ways they have been able to cope with difficult times and specifically what medical providers can do to manage during the pandemic.
We welcome Travis Broome (@travis_broome) back on the ACO show, as well as our new co-host, Brian Chiglinsky (@bchiglinsky). They discuss the newest Medicare total cost of care model- Direct Contracting and what practices thinking about venturing into value-based care should consider.
Josh is joined by three guests: Gavin White, the Executive Director of Aledade’s California Accountable Care Organizations, and two physicians, Dr. Verma and Dr. O'Grady, who practice in California ACOs. They talk about ACO growth in California and why many California physicians were ready for Value Based Care. They share some of the ways that Aledade has been helpful to them as they reorient towards this new model of health care.