PCC webinar: Technology and Advanced Primary Care

Technology is a key driver on the road to the future. But technology can bring primary care to some favorable and some unfavorable places. What is working to uphold the promise of advanced primary care captured in the Shared Principles of Primary Care? How might technology be undermining such promise? How is technology enhancing the quadruple aim, and where may it be getting in the way? How does equity factor in? How could better use of technology have helped primary care and public health during the pandemic?

PCC Webinar: Making the Call on the Best Use of Telehealth in Primary Care

At the beginning of the pandemic, telehealth use skyrocketed because clinicians and patients needed to be safe while providing and receiving needed care. Now, with many months of experience in heavy telehealth use, it’s worth taking stock of its profusion into primary care and evaluating which policies and practices make sense to continue in order to achieve the best health outcomes, advance efficiencies in care, and meet patient needs and preferences.

PCC Webinar: Primary Care’s Role in Responding to COVID-19

Moderator: Bev Johnson, President and CEO, Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care
  • Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA | Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, American College of Physicians 
  • Ian Tong, MD | Chief Medical Officer, Doctor On Demand 
  • April Joy Damian, PhD, MSc, CHPM, PMP | Associate Director, Weitzman Institute 
  • Michael Tuggy, MD | Clinical Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine

Evidence Report Briefing on Capitol Hill

At the briefing on Capitol Hill, hosted by the Congressional Primary Care Caucus, the Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) unveiled its latest report highlighting new evidence that links the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and other forms of advanced primary care with improved outcomes, but not in every study examined.

PCPCC Webinar- Telehealth in Primary Care: Increasing Access and Integrating Care

Healthcare's global shift requires the development of meaningful tools available "anytime and anywhere." This shift is occurring with the expectation that personal and community health is improved when individuals and providers have access to integrated data, tools that bring insights and support action, all in the palm of your hand.

PCPCC Webinar: Patient Engagement Through Technology

Everything you know about gamification is wrong. Gamification is NOT about points and badges and leaderboards. Putting points and badges on top of systems that were not designed to be game-like is like welding wheels on a bicycle. It looks from a distance like it will work, but the results are guaranteed to disappoint. 

PCPCC National Briefing: HIMSS Public Policy Initiatives in 2015: Using Health IT to Enable Healthcare Transformation

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is focused on ensuring that health IT is helping to support healthcare transformation and the move toward value-based care delivery.

PCPCC October Webinar: Patient-Centered Best Practices

Learn how two very different primary care practices approached their transformation to a patient-centered medical home and employed new strategies to improve outcomes for their patients, especially those with diabetes. These practices are among the 52 practices in the Maryland Multi-payer PCMH Pilot (MMPP), which Discern administers for the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC). 

Guest Speakers

Consumer Engagement in a Rapidly Evolving Healthcare Environment

This webinar focused on the evolving role of consumers in the healthcare marketplace and why consumer engagement strategies are important to quality and cost outcomes. Speakers discussed the importance of consumer engagement in health information technologies and provided an overview of the Consumer eHealth Readiness Tool (CeRT), a pragmatic tool that supports the advancement of consumer engagement as well as the meaningful use of technology.

Mobile e-Visits in the Medical Home: Implications of a New Delivery Model

Presented by MeVisit and the PCPCC's Care Delivery and Integration Stakeholder Center, Dr. William Thornbury, a Kentucky primary care physician, presents his 2-year research findings on mobile e-Visit technology within the medical home. This webinar discusses the ramifications of true mobility in patient care and the $29 billion implications in every aspect of the healthcare system, including employers, hospitals, insurers and governments.


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