>NEJM: Becoming Accountable — Opportunities and Obstacles for ACOs

> This just came out in the New England Journal of Medicine today. It is a perspective on Accountable Care Organizations. There is also an interesting video roundtable discussion of ACOs if you have a subscription to NEJM.   It is our goal that Beacon IPA, as a Clinically Integrated IPA will be a vehicle to become…

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>Prince Named to BCBS Physician Advisory Committee

> I am honored to have been named to BCBS’s Physician Advisory Committee (PAC). It is a two year commitment with meetings quarterly. “The mission of the Empire PAC is to enhance the relationships between physicians, their patients, and Empire, by discussing regional or national health care, quality and administrative matters between Empire and physicians” I…

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>RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

>I really enjoyed this book. It is Daniel Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. What motivates you? Here Pink speaks of what he believes to be the 3 tenents of motivation: AUTONOMY, MASTERY and PURPOSE. I believe this speaks for what motivates me, including the motivation for BIPA. What about you? Please…

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>BIPA Has Been Formed!

> It is finally official! The Beacon IPA, LLC has gone through regulatory approval and is a recognized entity of the State of New York. BIPA has been approved by the State of New York’s: Department of Health, State Education Department and Insurance Department. The State of New York’s Department of State signed off with the official…

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