Category: Integration

Clinician Wellbeing, Efficiency of Practice, Ambulatory Optimization and the Be Wise Approach


Stewart Babbott, MD a UVA Professor in the Department of Medicine researches and writes on clinician well-being.  He is one of the authors in a recent article on physician wellbeing…

Service Lines: Putting Patients at the Center of Their Care


Nationally, we are observing that many major medical centers are using service lines to manage their clinical operations.   The American Association of Medical College’s Advisory Panel on Health Care has…

Save the Date for the Second Annual Population Health Summit of Virginia: “Connecting Communities and Health Care Providers: Caring for Populations” – March 23-24th, 2016


The term “population health” is over a decade old now, but still relatively new in the public consciousness.  It has been defined as “the health outcomes of a group of…

An Exciting Time to be Here


As you know, we routinely take care of the most medically complex and surgically ill patients  - those with the highest case-mix index - while we deal with issues of…