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May

Meeting the Challenges of Transitioning to Accountable Care

Accountable Care Organizations have been attracting a lot of attention lately, with the recent article in The New York Times and Don Berwick reportedly advising some Pioneer ACOs in their dispute with CMS about how to measure quality. Here on the TJU campus, Jonathan M. Niloff, MD, spoke at the JSPH Forum on ACOs and more »

23
Jan

With new year, push for ACOs is in full swing

The new year is barely weeks old and already the rush to create Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) is in full swing. By the end of this month, the nation will be sporting upwards of 300 such organizations. Some estimates put the total number of covered lives at 30 million, split equally between Medicare and commercial more »

12
Mar

Guest Commentary: Reflecting on The Twelfth Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium

Paul Terry, PhD There were two intrepid features of The Twelfth Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium that I found refreshing. First, the notion that population health and care coordination leaders can leave their respective worlds to present each other with a cogent case for better integration certainly is timely. As much as one presenter more »