Category: Clinical Care Coordination

Health Care Q&A: Big Changes Coming, Solutions Already Underway

Posted: March 1, 2017

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  Q: In general, is there cause for concern about the health of most Americans? A: In short, the answer is yes. However, we are more focused than ever on improving the nation’s health care status. Perhaps the Roman poet Virgil said it best with, “The greatest wealth is health.” In the absence of health, [...] Read Post

The Value of Collaboration, Illustrated by One Couple’s Story

Posted: November 17, 2016

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It is interesting to reflect on how far Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) providers have come on the journey to value-based care. I have been a family physician at LVHN since 1997 and I now have more patient information at my fingertips than ever before so that I am able to provide the right care [...] Read Post

How Electronic Health Records Have Changed Health Care for the Better

Posted: August 24, 2016

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We live in a world filled with constant digital connection; the health care system is no different. One of the most important aspects of our modern era of health care technology is the electronic health record (EHR). The EHR has replaced the paper file with a new, convenient electronic data software system. Provider convenience, information [...] Read Post