In 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.
Healthcare organizations are looking for new ways to engage consumers, streamline information sharing and transparency and collaborate with other industry stakeholders. As a result, healthcare stakeholders need to focus on three key strategies.
The industry supports the tenets of alternative payment models (e.g., higher quality, more coordinated care; reducing healthcare ‘waste’ and improving efficiencies), but finds that actually doing so is incredibly difficult, according to the findings of a new report from PwC's Health Research Institute.