Designs Originating from Bright Spots Research

Primary Care

Bright spots exist among U.S. primary care practices. They provide higher quality care with >20% lower total healthcare spending.

Opportunities for savings

A conservative estimate of national annual savings from full replication features of bright spots in primary care discovered via CERC's America's Most Valuable Care study is more than $300 billion dollars.

Safely reducing annual per capita spending via features of U.S. primary care "bright spots"

CERC's national analysis of primary care "bright spots" on value revealed ten targetable features of care delivery that aggregate around three differences from conventional primary care, namely:

  • Deeper patient relationships
  • Wider scope of responsibility 
  • Team-based clinical practices