TITLE

The Return of the PHO?

AUTHOR(S)
Betbeze, Philip
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Mar2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the possibility of a return of primary healthcare organizations (PHO) as the U.S. government makes slow progress toward accountable care. It reviews the role of PHOs prior to their downfall due to the failed development of the technology and process infrastructure needed to manage utilization cost-effectively. It mentions the importance of a clinically integrated network (CIN) to improving quality, enhancing patient experience and increasing the overall value of healthcare.
ACCESSION #
72658576

 

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