The Doctor will see (or call, or text, or videochat) you now: How Halcyon Health and Direct Primary Care are revolutionizing the way you access your Primary Care Physician

How much face time do you or your loved ones actually get with your Primary Care Physician during doctor appointments?maybe 5-10 minutes?  Can you see your doctor whenever you need to, or do you need to book weeks in advance?  If you feel that the current system and access to your doctor is woefully insufficient,[…]

Year One: Regulating one of America’s fastest growing industries and what’s to come

As California’s Home Care Services Bureau approaches the end of it’s first full year in operation, PopHealth Podcast visits the Department of Social Services division to talk to the Program Directors. Find out about the Bureau’s ongoing efforts to root out home care agencies operating illegally without a license, and what licensed Home Care Organizations[…]

Changes to healthcare payment models are coming. Will you be affected?

Zac is joined by Ruth Zaltsmann, Bundled Payment for Care Initiatives (BPCI) Coordinator for one of California’s most influential hospital systems and one of the foremost experts on readmission prevention and alternative payment models. Ruth and Zac discuss the monumental changes of healthcare payment models, from fee-for-service to voluntary and mandatory bundled payments and what[…]