AJMC in the Press, July 22, 2016

Highlights of coverage of our peer-reviewed research in the healthcare and mainstream press.

Patient Engagement HIT covered the recent study in The American Journal of Managed Care that presented results on shared medical appointments. Sara Heath reported on research from Virginia Commonwealth University, which found that patients like an appointment design that features a group education session followed by one-on-one sessions where patients can address individual issues. The model is an efficient way to manage groups of patients with chronic conditions. For the original study, click here.

 Jacqueline Belliveau of RevenueCycle Intelligence included an interview with Joshua Cohen, PhD, of Tufts University with The American Journal of Managed Care in a report on the challenges and opportunities of bundled payments, one of the fastest-growing alternate payment models. Cohen discussed situations in which bundled payments might not be appropriate because of factors outside the provider’s control. For a transcript of the interview, click here.