PLJ Podcast: Does Your Medical Group Hit the Mark?

By AAPL Staff
July 16, 2018

Journal editorial board member Rick Richards, MD, MMM, CPE, talks about medical groups as the key to health system operations, the core of care delivery and a driver of success.


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Medical groups and their leaders are critical in transforming care delivery to improve outcomes and affordability, yet many struggle. Why? Click here to read this PLJ Field Report, which offers solutions, an innovative assessment that can bring improved performance, and the key characteristics of an aligned, high-performing medical group.

In this episode, PLJ editorial board member Rick Richards, MD, MMM, CPE, talks with PLJ Managing Editor Jason Davis about a Field Report article in the July-August 2018 issue of the Journal, which takes a look at medical groups as the key to health system operations, as the core of care delivery and as a driver of success.

The report is designed for readers to decide if their organizations are hitting the mark.

Richards, a physician and self-described “serial entrepreneur,” talks about the challenges medical groups might face, and the role of physician leadership in helping them find success – not just for the business, but for the patient.

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