Tag: Direct Primary Care

The Strength of Direct Primary Care During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 outbreak begins to take hold in the United States, KPI Ninja is ramping up our work to meet it. In the past two weeks, we have partnered with State and County Health Departments, Department of Health and Human Services, Hospitals, Clinics, EMS/first responders, as well as other national, regional, and local health…
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Using Data to Grow your Direct Primary Care (DPC) Practice

Many DPC practices are quickly realizing the value of using data analytics in their practices. Analytics can be used for improving operational efficiencies, enhancing population health practices, tracking cost savings, and creating compelling stories to share with current and prospective patients and employers. This in turn contributes to continued growth, improved quality of care, and…
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2019 Recap and Beyond in “DPC”

Direct Primary Care (DPC) continues to grow at a blistering pace. Over the past four years we have seen DPC mature from 273 clinics to 1,195 (DPC Mapper). While KPI Ninja’s own journey into DPC started in 2017, 2019 was by far the best year yet. Some of the most exciting happenings in our DPC…
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Why We Need Data in Direct Primary Care

As the healthcare system continues to evolve at a crawling pace, patients, providers, employers and others continue to seek alternatives. No alternative has grown at the rate of Direct Primary Care (DPC); from 273 clinics in 2015 to 1,187 as of November 2019. Only 2 states remain without a DPC clinic. My home state of…
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CMS’ Primary Care First Update

After much anticipation, CMS has released more information about the Primary Care First payment models. It is a positive sign that CMS is committed to strengthening primary care by partnering with practices and payers through such an aggressive performance-based payment model (see our first blog on this program here). The latest update provides more details…
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