October 31st, 2011

Two differing perspectives on accountable care organizations

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The problem with healthcare today is that patients are getting each part of their healthcare separately. Patients see primary care physicians for basic treatment, specialists for specific care, hospitals for tests, etc. An ACO brings all the components in the healthcare chain together. Imagine the Cleveland Clinic or the Mayo Clinic where care is highly coordinated.

MedCity News, 10/31/11

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