TITLE

Forging the way

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Melanie
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/29/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 35, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses accountable care organizations (ACO), an option intended to transform hospital and physician payment and delivery and the results of a 2011 survey that include reports on the development of ACO in South Carolina. According to Elliot Fisher, a proponent of accountable care and director of the Dartmouth College Center for Population Health, hospitals, doctors and other providers are offered financial incentives for increased coordination of medical care.
ACCESSION #
65301322

 

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