David Fairchild, MD, MPH

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David Fairchild, MD, MPH

Latest Work

Building a Magnet Physician Enterprise: A Critical Health System Priority in the Value Market

Having a magnet physician enterprise that promotes physician satisfaction and engagement is a critical success factor for health systems under value-focused healthcare models.

David Fairchild, MD, MPH October 29, 2018

Collaborating for Value: The Path to Successful Academic-Community Relationships

A partnership involving an academic medical center and a community health centers can offer clear benefits to both parties, but before entering on such a relationship, they also should understand the risks it poses.

David Fairchild, MD, MPH May 30, 2018

Healthcare Delivery Disruption: Four Practical, Strategic Approaches

Craig Allan Ahrens and David Fairchild discuss the opportunities healthcare organizations have to employ disruption strategies.

David Fairchild, MD, MPH April 2, 2018

Improving Medical Group Performance as Markets Transition to Value

As health systems increasingly employ physicians in preparation for value-based care, it is imperative that they understand what constitutes a high-performing medical group and work with physician leaders to build such groups. 

David Fairchild, MD, MPH October 27, 2017

APCs: An Important Primary Care Resource for Value-Based Care

Health systems should look to advanced practice clinicians, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants, as qualified providers who can fill the gaps in primary care resulting from a declining supply of primary care physicians.

David Fairchild, MD, MPH May 23, 2017

Healthcare Strategy in the Year of Uncertainty

Economics continues to overshadow politics as a driver of healthcare strategy for providers, with market forces looming large even amid legislative uncertainty.

David Fairchild, MD, MPH May 15, 2017