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Physicians

Most Physicians Say Addressing Social Determinants Of Health Isn’t Their Job

May 10th, 2018

The Leavitt Partners “Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible? 2017 Physician Survey on Social Determinants of Health” white paper was featured in a Modern Healthcare article entitled “Most physicians say addressing social determinants of health isn’t their job.” The article provides an overview of physicians’ opinions regarding various services – including assistance obtaining affordable […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible? 2017 Physician Survey on Social Determinants of Health” White Paper

May 9th, 2018

Salt Lake City, May 9, 2018 –Today, Leavitt Partners released, “Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible? 2017 Physician Survey on Social Determinants of Health,” a white paper that examines physician attitudes towards social determinants of health (SDOH), current barriers to addressing SDOH in the clinical environment, and recommendations for how to consider patients’ social […]

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Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible?

May 9th, 2018

The health impacts of the environments in which we live—our social determinants of health—are well documented. Clinical care accounts for only about 20 percent of health, while behaviors, physical environment, and social and economic factors determine the rest. The transition to value-based care increasingly requires the clinical setting to address these social determinants of health […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Assessing Provider Partnerships for Accountable Care Organizations”

March 12th, 2018

Salt Lake City, March 12, 2018 – Strategic provider partnerships are critical for an accountable care organization’s (ACO) economic survival and can add significant value for the consumer. In the March edition of Managed Care Leavitt Partners provides a framework for ACOs to assess individual partners and to determine the types of providers with whom […]

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Leavitt Partners’ Torch Insight Launches New Resource to Project Physicians Leaving Active Practice

March 7th, 2018

Salt Lake City, March 7, 2018 –Today, Torch InsightTM, Leavitt Partners’ data platform that provides deep insights into health care markets and organizational characteristics of industry sectors, announced a new resource that allows users to see market- and practice-level projections of how many physicians, by specialty, will leave practices in coming years. This new adaptation […]

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Leavitt Partners Releases “Preparing a New Generation of Physicians for a New Kind of Health Care” in NEJM Catalyst

February 28th, 2018

Salt Lake City, February 28, 2018 – Value-based care is changing how physicians practice medicine and the training they need to practice successfully. Today, Leavitt Partners published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst, “Preparing a New Generation of Physicians for a New Kind of Health Care,” that examines how medical schools […]

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The State of Health Care Today: How Physicians, Consumers, and Employers View Health Care Costs, Outcomes, and Reform Efforts

January 29th, 2018

As health care spending in the U.S. reaches unsustainable levels, the value-based reform movement seeks to rein in costs and improve quality.

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Leavitt Partners Releases “The State of Health Care Today” White Paper

January 29th, 2018

Salt Lake City, January 29, 2018 –Today, Leavitt Partners Health Intelligence Partners (HIP) released “The State of Health Care Today: How Physicians, Consumers, and Employers View Health Care Costs, Outcomes, and Reform Efforts,” a white paper that examines physician, consumer, and employer attitudes toward both the health care system generally and reform efforts designed to contain costs and improve quality.

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