While the final rules governing accountable care organizations allow numerous concessions and dangle many carrots to woo providers, many healthcare leaders still have serious concerns.
Physician groups looking to make their practices more efficient should develop patient safety lists for dealing with both emergent events and routine activities, says a practice management expert at the annual Medical Group Management Association conference. >>>
Hospitals and other healthcare providers serving as true safety nets are increasingly endangered under the weight of community service demands from uninsured and low-income patients. Tax exemptions and voluntary leadership can help. >>>
The correlation between accountable care models and healthcare information technology that connects and engages patients permeates conversations at The Center for Connected Health annual symposium in Boston. >>>
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