BLOG: The cash flow benefits of continuity of care, part 2

When we do the math on the kind of neglect described in my last blog, the impact of superior continuity becomes obvious. Imagine two competing senior-oriented practices. In year 1, they each get a new 65-year-old patient with the average incidence of eye care needs. Let’s say these patients each have the potential to stay in the practice 10 years, and that in the aggregate of medical and surgical care, they average $150 per visit in eye care outlays.

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