Advantages of Joining a Scaled Platform
Quality: Being part of a larger organization creates an opportunity to share the best practices, continue creating enhanced evidence-based guidelines and deliver improved patient experiences and outcomes.
Value-Based Care Models: Allows all providers to be in a strong position to participate in bundled payments, direct contracting with self-insured employers.
Research & Training: Provides access to large amounts of data for physician research. In addition, the breadth of clinic practice affords the opportunity to create fellowship programs.
Enhanced Marketing: Data analytics marketing tools and increased spend bolsters patient catchment area and market share.
Security: De-risk/protects physicians from adverse moves by hospitals, other large multispecialty groups, and unforeseen macroeconomic or global trends/events.
Capital: Access to capital and experienced team with institutional knowledge need for acquisitions and large-scale projects (e.g. de novo ASCs, urgent care center build outs).
Leveraging Scale: Ability to negotiate better commercial insurance contracts with size and quality, and purchasing power, to reduce overhead (e.g. malpractice, health insurance, medical supplies).
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