CVS unveils new health-focused retail strategy, explicit move into primary care

Health Care Dive

Along with outlining three new store formats — including sites for primary care delivery, a new area for the retail drugstore behemoth — CVS plans to close 900 stores over the next three years as consumer buying patterns change

A look at Teladoc's primary care strategy from its head of US group health

Health Care Dive

In an interview, Kelly Bliss teased upcoming clients for a new virtual-first primary care product and parsed out Teladoc's growth strategies for 2022 and beyond

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'A quiet suffering': Primary care struggles with COVID-19 strain, telemedicine rollbacks

Health Care Dive

Despite broad bipartisan support for telehealth in Washington, the return of restrictions — even nominal ones — threaten the viability of virtual services offered by cash-strapped primary care offices, a new survey finds

New CVS primary care locations to include physicians for first time

Health Care Dive

CVS wants to broaden its care delivery strategy, including "physician-led primary care centers with integrated virtual and home assets," CVS EVP and president of pharmacy services Alan Lotvin said Thursday

‘Chipping away at barriers’: Nurse practitioners filling primary-care gap

Healthy Debate

The post ‘Chipping away at barriers’: Nurse practitioners filling primary-care gap appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

Teladoc expands virtual primary care pilot to plans nationwide

Health Care Dive

The vendor hopes Primary360 will serve as an access point to the healthcare system while also enticing patients to its other services

Primary Care Model Focused On NPs Launches To Increase Access To Primary Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: Healthcare startup Greater Good Health has launched the industry’s first primary care model centered around nurse practitioners (NPs), just as more states are allowing NPs to practice without physician supervision. Digital Health Health IT model Primary Care

Teladoc plans to take on risk in primary care, expand program to hospital clients

Health Care Dive

It's unlikely the vendor will step into fully capitated contracts right away, but its CEO said there are degrees of risk Teladoc will take on: moving from clinical measures of care, to risk corridors and ultimately into capitation

Humana expanding primary care clinics through second joint venture with PE firm

Healthcare Dive

The payer plans to open about 100 new value-based primary care clinics for Medicare patients between 2023 and 2025 through the latest deal

Humana, private equity firm launch second primary care joint venture

Fierce Healthcare

Humana, private equity firm launch second primary care joint venture. pminemyer. Tue, 05/17/2022 - 12:00

First Stop Health Launches Virtual Primary Care for Access to Urgent Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – First Stop Health® (FSH), a virtual care provider in the areas of telemedicine and virtual mental health, today announced the availability of Virtual Primary Care for its clients and members throughout the U.S. How FSH Virtual Primary Care Features.

Greater Good Health Raises $10M for NP-Centered Primary Care Model

HIT Consultant

Nurse Practitioners-Powered Primary Care Model. Greater Good Health connects and empowers NPs with value-based care training, technology tools, clinical resources and professional development.

Humana, WCAS Throw $1.2 Billion Into CenterWell Senior Primary Care Expansion

Home Health Care

billion into a joint venture (JV) to further expand its senior-focused value-based primary care clinics. Specifically, Humana’s CenterWell Senior Primary Care arm will be the partner in the expanded WCAS relationship. Humana Inc.

UnitedHealthcare to launch virtual-first primary care offering by end of year, COO says

Health Care Dive

UnitedHealth is seeking to capitalize on the preference for home-based and telehealth care, a trend that took off during the pandemic

Florida Blue Medicare, Emcara Health Launch Home-Based Primary Care Program

Home Health Care

Florida Blue Medicare — the state’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare plan — is collaborating with Emcara Health to offer eligible members access to home-based primary care. One of Emcara Health’s main areas of focus is home-based advanced primary care for seniors.

First Stop Health Adds Virtual Primary Care as Whole-Person, Digital-First Service

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – First Stop Health adds virtual primary care as a whole-person, digital-first service to address urgent, preventive and chronic care needs for members. were left without care options for routine and long-term issues.

What’s Causing Fewer Primary Care Visits in the US?

Health Populi

Americans who have commercial health insurance (say, through an employer or union) are rarely thought to face barriers to receiving health care — in particular, primary care, that front line provider and on-ramp to the health care system.

Rezilient Health Raises $2.5M to Open Virtual Primary Care CloudClinics

HIT Consultant

Louis-based, concierge primary care practice that uses connected digital devices and an advanced video platform to bring doctors remotely to its CloudClinics today announced it has closed its oversubscribed $2.5M CloudClinics: Primary Care, Redefined.

SCAN launches in-home, virtual primary care medical group

Fierce Healthcare

SCAN launches in-home, virtual primary care medical group. pminemyer. Wed, 11/17/2021 - 16:03

Why Senior-Focused Primary Care Centers Are Reaching into the Home

Home Health Care

More and more primary care centers have chosen to specialize in serving seniors. mainly through its CenterWell Senior Primary Care arm, have all solidified their spots in the senior care sector by becoming a one-stop-shop for geriatric services.

Growing Home-Based Primary Care Market Creating Risk-Sharing Opportunities for In-Home Care Providers

Home Health Care

Home-focused primary care providers have proved to be the next emerging faction of an ever-expanding home-based care ecosystem in the U.S. Featured HHCN+ Home Health Care Home-based primary care Patina Health PopHealthCare VillageMD

‘Traditional Care Is Transactional’: Home-Focused Patina Looks to Turn Primary Care Proactive

Home Health Care

All of those companies – VillageMD, Heal and Patina – have two things in common: They are primary care providers, and they are more focused than their peers on the home as a setting for care. They’re not getting the kind of personalized care model that they would like.

Independence Blue Cross enlists Patina for senior-focused primary care

Fierce Healthcare

Independence Blue Cross enlists Patina for senior-focused primary care. pminemyer. Tue, 02/22/2022 - 12:48

Teladoc Health Expands Virtual Primary Care to Health Plans

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Teladoc Health today announced it is expanding its virtual primary care service, Primary360 to commercial health plans, employers and other organizations that sponsor healthcare for individuals and families in the United States.

SCAN Group Launches Home-Based Primary Care Arm ‘Welcome Health’

Home Health Care

SCAN Group has entered into the in-home senior primary care space with the launch of Welcome Health. Dr. Scott Weingarten will serve as CEO of the independent primary care medical group moving forward. We will also care for them using telehealth.”.

HIMSS 2022: Retail, primary care disruptors are hungry for partnerships with traditional providers

Fierce Healthcare

HIMSS 2022: Retail, primary care disruptors are hungry for partnerships with traditional providers. dmuoio. Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:03

Primary care physician turnover costs payers almost $1B every year, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Disruptions in care continuity when primary care providers leave their practices was a costly issue even before the pandemic, according to the American Medical Association

Patina Emerges Out of Stealth with $50M to Reinvent Primary Care & Aging Experience

HIT Consultant

– Patina has created a new model of primary care, in collaboration with Patina Medical Group, to profoundly improve the healthcare and aging experience for adults 65 and older. Patina Care Experience Team. Health IT Startups Primary Care

CareFirst unveils new virtual primary care practice, CloseKnit

Fierce Healthcare

CareFirst unveils new virtual primary care practice, CloseKnit. pminemyer. Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:51

Navina Raises $15M for AI-Powered Primary Care Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Navina , a Tel Aviv-based developer of AI-powered clinical platform for primary care raises $15M in Series A funding led by Vertex Ventures Israel , Schusterman Family Investments (SFI) and existing investor Grove Ventures also joined the round.

Primary Care in the U.S. – Still a Weak Backbone for the Health of Health Citizens

Jane Sarashon

are still among the least likely to have a regular doctor or place to go for care. Thus, millions of Americans continue to lack access to primary care compared with peers in other nations, according to a report from The Commonwealth Fund. and care for society.”

How CrossFit and 23andMe Are Moving from Health to Primary Care

Health Populi

As we see the medical and acute care sector moving toward health and wellness, there’s a sort of equal and opposite reaction moving from the other end of the continuum of health/care: that is, wellness and fitness companies blurring into health care.

Hims & Hers inks partnership with Carbon Health to expand in-person primary care in California

Fierce Healthcare

Hims & Hers inks partnership with Carbon Health to expand in-person primary care in California. hlandi. Wed, 03/30/2022 - 10:39

Redefining PPE As Primary Care, Public Health, and Health Equity – The Community PPE Index

Health Populi

” Perhaps Definition 3 in the OED could be updated by a blog published online in the September 25, 2020, issue of Health Affairs, A New “PPE” For A Thriving Community: Public Health, Primary Care, Health Equity. Primary care in the U.S.

Doctors expect virtual primary care to surpass in-person visits in 5 years: survey

Fierce Healthcare

Doctors expect virtual primary care to surpass in-person visits in 5 years: survey. rtorrence. Thu, 03/03/2022 - 11:29