ACOs

ACOs support programs that increase value in pediatricsStudy: ACOs can be part of the structure to improve outcomes in children with medical complexity.
Beyond ACOs Alternative payment models of the futureWhy today’s models will always be interim ones—and how the consumerization of healthcare will drive change.
Top 5 skills for an ACO liaisonAs ACOs continue to grow in the healthcare sector, it is imperative that a liaison is in place to act as an intermediary between ACO members and patients to help achieve desired outcomes.
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.
Top 5 ways value-based pricing impacts healthcareWith new requirements from CMS on the horizon, how will the shift to value-based care impact consumers, payers, and providers?
Blue Shield of California CEO shares ACO success secretsInsight from Paul Markovich, CEO, Blue Shield of California
Pharmacists critical to success in 5 value-based modelsAt AMCP 2016, presenters identified five types of alternative payment models, and shared why pharmacists play a key role.
ACOs that include hospitals have critical advantagesGreg Kennedy, research project manager with the ACO Research Team at the Dartmouth Institute for Healthcare Policy and Clinical Practice at Dartmouth College, shares recent ACO research findings.
ACOs, pharmacists, and value-based healthcareA rural hospital's director of pharmacy tells how ACO membership cut ER visits and healthcare costs — and improved patient care.