Successful Systems of Care

August 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2011, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p58
The article focuses on issues discussed at the Rounds event of HealthLeaders Media held in La Crosse, Wisconsin in June 2011. Some healthcare leaders have made big investments to drive changes in care coordination to improve the quality of their care. A program to bring a more accountable system of care to patients was developed by Fairview Health based in Minnesota. It details the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) program launched by Aurora Healthcare.


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