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Almost Independent

  I used to think of it as black or white. Physicians were either employed or independent. While this is directionally true, there are some nuances to physician occupational status today, particularly when considering independent physicians. The rhetoric we used to recruit as a startup in 2010 is a distant memory. You will not hear…


The New Beacon Scorecard

The new Beacon Scorecard was released May 1st. In addition to completely redesigning our previous dashboard, there are some important new features and metrics we would like to bring to your attention: QUAC scores – QUAC is our unique overall population health metric and remains intact displayed with its components broken down. Of note, please…


Progress Towards Achieving Better Care, Smarter Spending, Healthier People

Jan 26, 2015 By: Sylvia Mathews Burwell, HHS Secretary Since my very first days as Secretary, you’ve heard me talk about improving our nation’s health delivery system to better meet the needs and expectations of the people of America. Whether you happen to be a patient, a provider, a business, a health plan or a…


A New Year’s resolution for physicians: Listen to your inner voice

By: Regina Druz, MD Exactly one year ago, I abruptly fell off my professional trajectory. I lost the battle I was fighting — trying to bring new and fresh ideas and a measure of fairness and accountability into a dictatorial academic establishment — and, pretty much, lost the war. The year that followed was a spectacular ride,…


Beacon Health Partners Forms 50-50 Partnership with Hospital Group Led by Catholic Health Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Preiser 631/232-3033 Beacon Health Partners Forms 50-50 Partnership with Hospital Group Led by Catholic Health Services October 6, 2014 – Beacon Health Partners, a Westbury, New York, based independent physician network, and Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS), a Rockville Centre, New York, based health system, jointly announced that effective…