September 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, pRT1
The article presents the highlights of a roundtable discussion on accountable care organization (ACOs) in the U.S. Panelists include Tim Attebery of Wellmont Cardiology Services, John Gillean of CHRISTUS Health, and Clayton Harbeck of MedSynergies. Topics covered include obstacles of care coordination, common mistakes of hospitals in their attempts to partner with physicians, and physician compensation. It also tackled comanagement and integration of physicians into the system of care and ways of communicating the changes to the medical staff.


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