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…

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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…

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The Beacon Remedy

Beacon Health Partners has a remedy for what’s ailing health care. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and years of change in the healthcare industry have resulted in a trend toward hospital consolidation. Many private practice physicians have found it beneficial to become acquired by a hospital system, where they forgo independence to eliminate…

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