Rugged Individualism

September 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p40
The article focuses on accountable care organizations (ACO) under the U.S. government's health care reform program. The emerging private-sector ACO have reportedly innovative strategies, such as the team-up between Illinois-based Methodist Medical Center and Iowa Health System. On the other hand, many organizations are devising ways to become more efficient and provide better-quality care on their own, like St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital.


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