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Motive Practicing Wisely Solutions helps health care leaders measure and improve performance. To advance the quality movement at your organization, discover how Motive delivers medical intelligence to health care providers, payer organizations, and patients themselves.

BlueCross BlueShield of Texas

Focusing on the physician point of decision

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has integrated Motive Practicing Wisely’s provider practice analytics into their Physician Efficiency, Appropriateness, and Quality (PEAQ) program methodology.

Forbes

The secret to finding the best doctor

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Motive’s Chief Medical Officer Richard Klasco, M.D., says the conventional wisdom to “ask around” when seeking a doctor is wrong. A smarter strategy is to follow the data, as there are multiple trustworthy physician-comparison websites offering performance data related to quality measures.

The New York Times | Ask Well

Which type of medical scan is right for me?

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CT, M.R.I. and ultrasound scans have varying advantages and drawbacks. Motive’s Chief Medical Officer Richard Klasco, M.D., highlights the Choosing Wisely Initiative, a consortium of professional societies including the American College of Radiology, that advocates more appropriate use of imaging.

Harvard Business Review

How employers are fixing health care

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Most employers are at the mercy of an imperfect health care system, bearing the burden of costly yet unnecessary procedures. Now, early innovators such as Walmart are bypassing these pain points by working directly with health systems to offer better care to their employees.