TITLE

Western union

AUTHOR(S)
Galloro, Vince
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/10/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 41, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the decision of Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Services to combine their western Washington operations in a new not-for-profit system, as a means to improve care while lowering costs. According to Doctor Rod Hochman, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Swedish, the comprehensive delivery system resulting from the tie-up, will lead to the formation of an accountable care organization (ACO).
ACCESSION #
66918429

 

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