accountable care organization

Do accountable care organizations save money?New data from CMS show that ACOs succeed at producing quality gains and cost savings, but at least one effort begs to differ.
Five ACO success tips from Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization CEOFind out what worked for this value-based physician and hospital network and Accountable Care Organization in Massachusetts.
COPD one of ‘most important’ diagnoses to manage in ACOsTo succeed as a Next Generation ACO, Indiana University Health system is changing its COPD care management approach.
Is the success of physician-led ACOs sustainable?Team-based care led by doctors are outperforming the competition, but for how long?
ACOs support programs that increase value in pediatricsStudy: ACOs can be part of the structure to improve outcomes in children with medical complexity.
CEO of ACO shares how it saved nearly $12 million in year 1In 2013, its first year taking part in CMS’ Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Program, Rio Grande Valley Health Providers saved nearly $12 million. Here, the CEO and CMO discusses the keys to success.
Survey reveals 3 value-based payment trends to watchThe transition to value-based payment has accelerated rapidly over the past two years, and payers and providers predict even more dramatic changes.
Lessons learned from MSSP ACOs: What execs should knowResearchers from Leavitt Partners are using a combination of public and proprietary data to report on some early findings about ACOs.
Six characteristics of continuum-centered care modelsThe combination of unsustainable healthcare spending and the rapid growth of value-based reimbursement revenue models is driving the shift to patient-centered care across the continuum—or continuum-centered care.
Blue Shield of California CEO shares ACO success secretsInsight from Paul Markovich, CEO, Blue Shield of California