StatiFi Health Saves Millions for State Employees with East Texas Network Partner

Plano-based StatiFi Health partnered with Strive Clinical Network to serve members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. The East Texas network of 100 primary care physicians exceeded quality and cost goals at its 52 locations throughout East Texas. StatiFi Health’s integrated healthcare services partners with independent physicians to help deliver care to patients. For the fiscal year that ended in the September, Strive saved over $2.5 million for more than 5,000 ERS members and met 85 percent quality metrics. Strive also scored 80 percent on the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. The partnership resulted in 93 percent of… Full Story

Stratifi Health and Catalyst Leaders Recognized by The Texas Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Christopher Crow, Lance Spivey, and Jeff Lawrence of StratiFi Health and Catalyst Health Network received the Presidential Award of Merit from the The Texas Academy of Family Physicians last week. The award was given for their leadership and dedication to family medicine. TAFP is an organization that unites family doctors of Texas with advocacy, education, and services for their members, with 33 chapters statewide. Crow is a family physician and who has helped build Catalyst Health Network, a group of primary care physicians who coordinate care to improve quality, and is co-founder and CEO of StatiFi Health, which helps… Full Story

Leaders From Texas Health, Baylor, and StratiFi Discuss Independent Physicians, Community Care, and Microhospitals (Panel Recap, Part II)

Yesterday, we ran part one of our two-part recap from last week’s D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel, featuring Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health Resources; Gary Brock, chief integrated delivery network officer at Baylor Scott & White Health; and Dr. Christopher Crow, CEO of StratiFi Health and president of Catalyst Health Network. Today, we get to the second half of our panelists’ remarks, most of which come in response to questions from the audience. Comments have been edited for length and clarity. Let’s get to it: Crow on consolidation and the importance of independent physicians: “Consolidation in America in healthcare… Full Story

Leaders From Texas Health, Baylor, and StratiFi Discuss Disruption, Cost, Outpatient Growth, and Construction

Last week, we corralled a few heavy hitters in North Texas healthcare onto a stage at the AC Hotel Dallas by the Galleria. Over the course of what turned out to be a little over an hour (sorry to keep you), we talked about the evolution of healthcare and impending disruption and, more than anything, about how these things are playing out in the types of investments health systems are making—and should be making, and might make in the future—in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond. The panelists were Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health Resources; Gary Brock, chief integrated delivery network… Full Story

Due To High Demand, We’re Changing The Venue For Our D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel

Early last week, I put a story in our daily newsletter about our upcoming D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel. By that afternoon, we were already discussing having to move the thing to a new venue. I’m thrilled to say that it appears we’ve touched a nerve. Consider this your notification—if you bought your tickets already, you’ll also be getting an email—that we’re moving the event to AC Hotel by Marriott Dallas by the Galleria. That’s at 5460 James Temple Drive, Dallas, TX 75240. We’re also shifting everything up 15 minutes—registration is now at 7 a.m, with the discussion kicking off… Full Story

Join Us For A D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel Featuring CEOs From Baylor, Texas Health, Methodist, and StratiFi

The area’s healthcare needs are expanding as North Texas booms. Meanwhile, tech and regulation have ushered in an era in which more and more medicine is practiced on an outpatient rather than an inpatient basis. This puts providers trying to figure out where to park their profits at a crossroads: Should they invest in expanding large hospitals—seeing the growing populations—or move into smaller communities with more focused models of care? We’ve already seen a wide, creative mix from the major health systems of North Texas. At an upcoming D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel, we’ll gather a few of their chief executives… Full Story