ACO Is Not One Size Fits All
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ACO Is Not One Size Fits All

Abby Norman - August 6, 2014

A common misconception about ACO conversion is that there is a single method of planning and implementation that will work for all healthcare organizations. A common misconception…

Studies Show ACOs Are Succeeding in 2014
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Studies Show ACOs Are Succeeding in 2014

Abby Norman - August 3, 2014

Accountable Care Organizations are cropping up nationwide.With over 10 million patients covered by Obamacare, the pressure is on for hospitals to acquire ACO status. Accountable Care Organizations…

A Closer Look at Accountable Care Organizations [INFOGRAPHIC]
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A Closer Look at Accountable Care Organizations [INFOGRAPHIC]

Frankie X Rendón - June 5, 2014

Accountable Care Organizations, otherwise referred to as ACOs, are transforming the way in which our healthcare system operates. Considered vital components of the healthcare revolution, the main…

ACOs Rapidly Expanding Across States
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ACOs Rapidly Expanding Across States

Linda Ringquist - May 2, 2014

Summary: Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are gaining in popularity as a result of the ACA. Summary: Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are gaining in popularity as a result…

Factors Influencing ACO Expansion
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Factors Influencing ACO Expansion

Linda Ringquist - April 30, 2014

Summary: What is contributing to the rapid expansion of ACOs? What programs are currently being piloted? What are the initial results of current ACOs? Summary: What is…

Benefits of ACOs to Both Patients and Providers
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Benefits of ACOs to Both Patients and Providers

Linda Ringquist - April 24, 2014

Summary:  Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are gaining in popularity as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Summary:  Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are gaining in popularity as…

HIMSS 2014: Looking Back to See Ahead
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HIMSS 2014: Looking Back to See Ahead

Joe Long - February 26, 2014

Last year, we summarized several key areas of innovation and consolidation that were front-and-center at the HIMSS 2013 Conference in New Orleans. As this year’s conference enters…

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How Far Has Health Information Exchange Progressed (Or Has It)?

Gary Levin MD - August 23, 2013

The Indiana Health Information Exchange has what is most probably the longest track record in H.I.E.  If time is of the essence for a product or service…

Pioneer ACOs: Some Say Risk Not Worth Reward
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Pioneer ACOs: Some Say Risk Not Worth Reward

DanyellJones - August 12, 2013

Pioneer ACO Experiment Produces Mixed ResultsAfter a one year experiment with the Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model which has 32 participants, nine of these organizations…

Technology May Make Capitation in Healthcare Work
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Technology May Make Capitation in Healthcare Work

Stephanie Kreml - July 31, 2013

With apologies to William Shakespeare, in this post I ask: will capitation smell sweeter, if called by another name? With apologies to William Shakespeare, in this post…