Physicians: Open to ACOs

February 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p33
The article presents information about the insights of physicians about the healthcare industry based on the 2011 HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey. Findings revealed that the priorities of physicians for 2011 are cost reduction, quality/patient safety, patient experience and patient satisfaction, reimbursement, development of an accountable care organization, and the need for technology systems. It was also found that 45% of respondents believe that increased regulatory scrutiny will have a negative impact over the next three years.


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