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Leavitt Partners Releases “Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible? 2017 Physician Survey on Social Determinants of Health” White Paper
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 […]Read More >
Social Determinants Matter, But Who Is Responsible?
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 […]Read More >
Leavitt Partners Releases “Assessing Provider Partnerships for Accountable Care Organizations”
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 […]Read More >
Leavitt Partners’ Torch Insight Launches New Resource to Project Physicians Leaving Active Practice
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 […]Read More >
Leavitt Partners Releases “Preparing a New Generation of Physicians for a New Kind of Health Care” in NEJM Catalyst
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 […]Read More >
The State of Health Care Today: How Physicians, Consumers, and Employers View Health Care Costs, Outcomes, and Reform Efforts
As health care spending in the U.S. reaches unsustainable levels, the value-based reform movement seeks to rein in costs and improve quality.Read More >
Leavitt Partners Releases “The State of Health Care Today” White Paper
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.
Majority of Physicians Do Not Practice in the State They Graduated Medical School
By 2030, it is estimated that the United States will lack between 40,800 and 104,900 physicians. Moreover, there is a mal-distribution of physicians across and within states. To address these projected shortages, some states, depending on their current environment, could bolster their supply of physicians by increasing their existing medical school enrollment or building new medical schools.Read More >