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A Q&A with Kimberly Shine, MD, Paladina Health Physician

I was able to sit down with Kimberly Shine, one of our physicians who practices in the Los Angeles area, at our provider summit this summer to ask her a few questions about her approach to healthcare. She’s been practicing medicine for over 15 years, the last three of which have been with Paladina Health. She shared insights about her approach to medicine and what she sees as different about the Paladina Health model of care.

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Ever wonder how an organization came up with their name or logo? We do too. So we thought we’d share the story behind Paladina Health and what our branded shield means to us.  At Paladina Health, our shield has far more meaning than just a logo. It stands for who we are. And, really what is most important, are the visionary people behind the shield. 

Champions of our noble cause: transforming healthcare

At Paladina Health, we share a common vision to be the leader in transforming how primary care is delivered for our patients, providers, and clients.

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Part two: Key considerations leading employers to consider direct primary care options

What are considerations for employers considering direct primary care and its advantages, or the medical home concept, as a health and wellness strategy?

1. Do I have escalating healthcare costs and have I deployed traditional containment strategies?

There has been a long and variable history of cost containment strategies deployed by mid-sized and large employers and their benefits consultants.

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Part one: What is direct primary care and why should employers pay attention to it

Why employers seeking to control healthcare costs and provide differentiated health benefits are turning to direct primary care, combined with a medical home program

The direct primary care healthcare delivery mechanism for primary care providers continues to evolve in the industry, moving from individual , concierge-style, practice conversions to full-scale medical home programs available to large organizations on a fixed fee or membership b

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Rick Gantt Area Vice President for Gallagher Benefit Services

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A Q&A With Health Benefits Expert Rick Gantt

At Paladina Health, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many thought leaders in healthcare. One thought leader I always learn something new from is Rick Gantt, Area Vice President for Gallagher Benefit Services. I had the chance to sit down with Rick recently to talk healthcare benefit design—drawing on his more than 20 years of experience in healthcare innovation.

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Expanding VIP care: New concierge doc models focus on employers, with some offering specialists

By Steven Ross Johnson | September 19, 2015

Dr. Louis Malinow had become increasingly dissatisfied with the amount of time he had with patients in his family medicine practice in Baltimore. He was rushing through as many as 30 patients a day. “I knew there was a better way to practice,” Malinow said. 

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BREMERTON — For employees of Skookum Contract Services, a trip to the doctor could soon mean a walk down the hall.

Skookum, a nonprofit that employs people with disabilities to provide contract services to businesses and government agencies, just finished work on a small clinic built into one side of its Auto Center Way headquarters. Skookum will contract with Paladina Health to staff the clinic with a part-time physician, who will provide primary care to Skookum employees, with an emphasis on preventive care.

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Many employers feel powerless to control healthcare costs driven by the fee-for-service healthcare system. To reduce or contain healthcare costs, look outside of the fee-for-service payment structure and change this upside-down incentive dynamic. By leveraging innovative care models, such as direct primary care other value-based payment mechanisms, we can begin to control healthcare costs—and move the needle on long-term negative health outcomes and cascading healthcare costs down the line.
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One of the biggest contributing factors to the primary physician shortage is doctor burnout. Today's primary care physician is forced to work in an overwhelming and too often unrewarding medical environment. Here's why many modern doctors are burning out at an alarming rate.

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The Paladina Health Medical Home's Impact on Cost & Quality

This annual report highlights recently published clinical, quality, and financial outcomes of patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives from across the United States.

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