L. Gordon Moore, MD on the Role of Primary Care in Accountable Care

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH In a week when Blue Shield of California served Monarch Healthcare as proxy for Optum aka United HealthGroup a $10.5 million damages demand for arbitration enumerating a number of contractual breaches, the following headline was also in the news (for full article, click here): Doctors decry Kern Medical Center cut of […]

L. Gordon Moore, MD: Next on ACO Watch – A Mid-Week Review

On Wednesday, December 15th, at 11AM Pacific, and 2PM Eastern, my special guest commentator is l. Gordon Moore, MD, President of Ideal Medical Practices, former ‘chief evangelist’ of the HelloHealth University, and a participant on Twitter via @lgordonmooremd. Dr. Moore is a thought leader in ‘exemplary primary care’, and a physician who is actively exploring […]

Vertically integrated delivery system can be a boon or bust depending on the principles driving the process

L. Gordon Moore, MD With permission from the author I post below a long anecdote about a high functioning solo primary care practice looking to link up with a local group.  This is supposed to be the way to a future state in which primary care practices operate as the front lines of vertically integrated […]