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New West Physicians to use HIE to see ‘big picture’ in patient care

New West Physicians, a Denver metro region practice soon will go live on the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization. The multispecialty group practice operates 20 primary care offices with more than 125 doctors in the Denver region, along with advanced practice clinicians and specialists. The decision to join the health data exchange, known as CORHIO,… Read More »

The complex expectations of patients toward their physicians

When my father reached his mid-80s, an accelerating accumulation of physical and mental functioning issues persuaded him to switch to a primary care physician in a concierge medical practice. Although the doctor’s pedigree proclaimed his competence, he mostly excelled as the medical equivalent of a hotel concierge who can magically procure hard-to-get restaurant reservations at… Read More »