Primary care practices seeking to transform themselves into patient-centered medical homes and other accountable care models are struggling to provide expanded access, to use care teams effectively, and to implement quality measurement and improvement systems, a survey from the Center for Health Care Strategies said.
What does HCS stand for?
HCS stands for Health Care Strategies (Texas)
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- Haywood County Schools (North Carolina and Tennessee)
- Hazard Communication Standard
- Hazardous Chemical Storage (regulations)
- Head of Customer Services (various locations)
- Header Check Sequence (DOCSIS specification)
- Header Checksum
- Headlamp Cleaning System (cars)
- Health Card Server
- Health Care Secretary
- Health Care Specialist
- Healthcare Compensation Solutions (Prattville, AL)
- Healthcare Consulting Services (Indianapolis, IN)
- Healthcare Software (Australia)
- Healthy Communities Scholars (Brown University; Providence, RI)
- Helicopter Combat Support (Special) Squadron (US Navy)
- Helicopter Control Ship
- Helicopter Coordination Section
- Heritage Christian School (various locations)
- Hertford Choral Society (Hertfordshire, England, UK)
- HES Cabling Systems (Turkey)
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However, the success of primary health care strategies to address the epidemic of overweight and obesity is limited.
1) The Center for Health Care Strategies finds that a disproportionate number of minorities and immigrants are estimated to have literacy problems, including 50 percent of Hispanics, 40 percent of African Americans, and 33 percent of Asians.
The program would: (a) strengthen the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Health; (b) improve primary health care strategies at the community level; (c) introduce new provider payment mechanisms to promote preventive health care; (d) improve the pharmaceutical management system; (e) reform the insurance function of MSA and SZF; (f) improve existing targeting mechanisms; and (g) develop quality assurance mechanisms.
Companies categorized as "aggressive managers," those with six or more health care strategies in place, are adopting newer, less tested tactics, such as risk adjustment contracting, ROI estimation in decision-making, direct contracting and provider partnering.
Commenting on the findings, Thomas Parry, MD, IBIs President and principal investigator on the study, said, Double-digit health care cost increases are forcing employers to seek new health care strategies.