Scanning the Headlines: Clinical Integration (Archive) 2013-2012
Updated on August 15, 2014
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McCammon, S. Rural outreach a challenge for Iowa's ACA efforts. Midwest Healthcare News. Dec. 4, 2013. http://payersandproviders.com/news-article.php?news_id=474®ion=1
Outbound: the drive toward community-based care accelerates; and, Expanding challenges: facilities professionals are key to moving care into communities. Health Facilities Management;26(12):14-15, Dec. 2013.
Adamopoulos, H. Accountable care organizations and market share: could care coordination drive monopolization? Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(12):24-25, Dec. 2013.
Daly, R. Putting physicians in the lead for cost containment. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management;67(12):53-59, Dec. 2013.
Daniel, D.M., Wagner, E.H., and others. Assessing progress toward becoming a patient-centered medical home: an assessment tool for practice transformation. Health Services Research;48(6, Part I):1879-1897, Dec. 2013.
Eastman, A.B., MacKenzie, E.J., and Nathens, A.B. Sustaining a coordinated, regional approach to trauma and emergency care is critical to patient health needs. Health Affairs;32(12):2091-2098, Dec. 2013.
Gosfield, A.G. Clinical integration and the CFO. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management;67(12):46-48, Dec. 2013.
Lewis, V., and others. Accountable care organizations in the United States: market and demographic factors associated with formation. Health Services Research. 48(6, Part I):1840-1858, Dec. 2013. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1475-6773.12102/abstract
Martinez, R., and Carr, B. Creating integrated networks of emergency care: from vision to value. Health Affairs;32(12):2082-2090, Dec. 2013.
Rahman, M., Foster, A.D., and others. Effect of hospital-SNF referral linkages on rehospitalization. Health Services Research;48(6, Part I):1898-1919, Dec. 2013.
Muhlestein, D., and others. Geographic distribution of ACO covered lives. Leavitt Partners, Dec. 2013. http://leavittpartners.com/aco-publications/
Trends in Hospital-based Population Health Infrastructure. Chicago: American Hospital Association, Dec. 2013. http://www.hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/ACHI_Survey_Report_December2013.pdf
DePuccio, M.J., and Hoff, T.J. Medical home interventions and quality outcomes for older adults: a systematic review. Quality Management in Health Care. 22(4):327-340, Oct.-Dec. 2013.
Totten, M. When strategy informs structure: successful board oversight of physician integration at Mercy Health. Great Boards [American Hospital Association Center for Healthcare Governance], no. 3, Fall 2013. fall 2013 issue of Great Boards
Fitzgerald, J., editor. Strong hospital-SNF relationships reduce readmissions. HIM-HIPAA Insider. Nov. 11, 2013. http://www.hcpro.com/HIM-298133-865/Strong-hospitalSNF-relationships-reduce-readmissions.html
MedPAC toys with asking ACOs to assume some risk. Washington Health Policy in Review [Commonwealth Fund], Nov. 11, 2013. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Newsletters/Washington-Health-Policy-in-Review/2013/Nov/November-11-2013/MedPAC-Toys-With-Asking-ACOs-to-Assume-Some-Risk.aspx
Pioneer success doesn’t equal satisfaction for Fine. Modern Healthcare;43(45):28-29, Nov. 11, 2013.
Goozner, M. Pioneer success doesn't equal satisfaction for Fine. Modern Healthcare. Nov. 9, 2013. http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCsQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.modernhealthcare.com%2Farticle%2F20131109%2FMAGAZINE%2F311099948%2Fpioneer-success-doesnt-equal-satisfaction-for-fine%3Futm_source%3Dfrontpage%26utm_medium%3Dnewsitem309%26utm_campaign%3Dcarousel-traffic&ei=IjWBUpNV6sDIAeO3gLgO&usg=AFQjCNHHDl3NDSCJoM_Hz_rv7361s9i6YA&bvm=bv.56146854,d.aWc&cad=rja
Butcher, L. Mountain states adds an insurance arm. Health Financial Mangement Association (HFMA), Nov. 6, 2013. http://www.hfma.org/Content.aspx?id=20157
Smith, M., Bates, D., and Bodenheimer, T. Pharmacists belong in accountable care organizations and integrated care teams. Health Affairs. 32(11):1963-1970, Nov. 2013. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/32/11/1963.abstract
Lewis, V., Colla, C., and Fisher, E. Predicting ACO formation: Two studies with more in common than it might seem. Health Affairs Blog. Oct. 22, 2013. http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2013/10/22/predicting-aco-formation-two-studies-with-more-in-common-than-it-might-seem/
Kutscher, B. Shift to coordinated care: qualifying for ACOs a tough challenge for rurals; and, Helping hospital make it work: group fits pieces together to form a rural ACO. Modern Healthcare;43(42):28-29, Oct. 21, 2013.
Robeznieks, A. Finding their way home: despite mixed evidence, providers and payers are adopting patient-centered medical homes to improve health and cut costs. Modern Healthcare;43(40):6-7, 18-19, Oct. 7, 2013.
Toussaint, J., Milstein, A., and Shortell, S. How the Pioneer ACO model needs to change: lessons from its best-performing ACO. JAMA. 310(13):1341-1342, Oct. 2, 2013. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1745687
Porter, M., and Lee, T. The strategy that will fix health care: providers must lead the way in making value the overarching goal. Harvard Business Review. 91(10):50-64, 66, 68, 70, Oct. 2013.
Auerbach, D., and others. Accountable Care Organization Formation Is Associated With Integrated Systems But Not High Medical Spending. Health Affairs. 32(10):1781-1788, Oct. 2013. http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/32/10/1781?etoc
Anderson, D., and Hogan, N. Emerging ‘super ACOs’ fill unique needs. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management. 67(10):88-92, 94, Oct. 2013. http://www.hfma.org/Content.aspx?id=19520
Schoenherr, K., and others. Establishing a Coalition to Pursue Accountable Care in the Safety Net: A Case Study of the FQHC Urban Health Network. New York: Commonwealth Fund, Oct. 2013. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Case%20Study/2013/Oct/1710_Schoenherr_FQHC_case%20study_v2.pdf
Francis, T. A long road home. PEJ. Physician Executive;39(5):78-80, Sept.-Oct. 2013.
Wilkinson, C., Champion, J.D., and Sabharwal, K. Promoting preventive health screening through the use of a clinical reminder tool: an accountable care organization quality improvement initiative. Journal for Healthcare Quality;35(5):7-19, Sept.-Oct. 2013.
Pioneer ACOs: Lessons Learned from Participants and Dropouts; briefing presensations and transcript. Alliance for Health Reform, Sept. 23, 2013. http://allhealth.org/briefing_detail.asp?bi=308
Osby, L. Hospitals buying more doctors' practices. USA Today. Sept. 4, 2013. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/09/04/hospitals-buying-doctors-offices/2762757/
Anderson, J., editor. ACOs should beware of stark law in setting financial arrangements. AISHealth. 4(9):1-3, Sept. 2013. http://aishealth.com/archive/nabn0913-03
Landman, J.H. Achieving value with physician employment. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management. 67(9):126, 128, Sept. 2013.
Betbeze, P. At the heart of team-based care. HealthLeaders;16(7):38, 40-41, Sept. 2013.
LaPorte, M. Data drive ACO involvement. Provider;39(9):20-21, 23-24, 26, 28-31, Sept. 2013.
Wehrwein, P. Pioneer ACOs: and then there were 23. Managed Care;22(9):33-35, Sept. 2013.
Zeis, M. The dynamics of physician alignment. HealthLeaders;16(7):24-28, Sept. 2013.
Punke, H., and Gamble, M. 100 accountable care organizations to know. Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(9):21-27, Sept. 2013.
Reddy, J., and Kennedy, K. From medical home to ACO: a physician group’s journey. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management;67(9):38-42, Sept. 2013.
Sanford, K.D. Understanding the business of employed physician practices. HFM. Healthcare Financial Management;67(9):44-46, 48, Sept. 2013.
Hajek, A.M. Breaking down clinical silos in healthcare. Frontiers in Health Services Management;29(4):45-50, Summer 2013.
Leaver, W.B. Volume to value. Frontiers in Health Services Management;29(4):17-27, Summer 2013.
Mohler, M.J. Collaboration across clinic silos. Frontiers in Health Services Management;29(4):36-44, Summer 2013.
Molden, M.M., Brown, C.L., and Griffith, B.E. At the heart of integration: aligning physicians and administrators to create new value. Frontiers in Health Services Management;29(4):3-16, Summer 2013.
Wolter, N. Physician-led models of accountability and value: observations on payment policy and culture. Frontiers in Health Services Management;29(4):28-35, Summer 2013.
Betbeze, P. Texas health unveils center for population health. HealthLeaders Media. Aug. 27, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-1/LED-295687/Texas-Health-Unveils-Center-for-Population-Health
Gold, J. ACO is the hottest three-letter word in health care. KHN Kaiser Health News. Aug. 23, 2013. http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2011/January/13/ACO-accountable-care-organization-FAQ.aspx
Punke, H. Building a Medicare ACO: Mercy Health select's story. Becker's Hospital Review. Aug. 15, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/building-a-medicare-aco-mercy-health-select-s-story.html
Punke, H. FTC official addresses physician-hospital mergers, ACO policies. Becker's Hospital Review. Aug. 14, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/ftc-official-addresses-physician-hospital-mergers-aco-policies.html
Roberts, S., and Wright, D. Federal trade commission (FTC) addresses tension between the affordable care act (ACA), accountable care organizations (ACOs) and anitrust law. National Law Review. Aug. 13, 2013. http://www.natlawreview.com/article/federal-trade-commission-ftc-addresses-tension-between-affordable-care-act-aca-accou
Gamble, M. 10 signs of troubled physician alignment. Becker's Hospital Review. Aug. 7, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/10-signs-of-troubled-physician-alignment.html
Damore, J., and others. The Many Journeys to Accountable Care. New York: Commonwealth Fund, Aug. 6, 2013. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Blog/2013/Aug/Many-Journeys-to-Accountable-Care.aspx
Feder, J. Bundle with care --rethinking Medicare incentives for post--acute care services. New England Journal of Medicine. 369:400-401, Aug. 1, 2013. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1302730?query=TOC&
McWilliams, J.M., and others. Post-acute care and ACOs: who will be accountable? Health Services Research;48(4):1526-1538, Aug. 2013.
Bacher, G., and others. Regulatory neutrality is essential to establishing a level playing field for accountable care organizations. Health Affairs. 32(8):1426-1432, Aug. 2013. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/32/8/1426.abstract?etoc
Gamble, M. ACOs and shared savings agreements: 16 statistics. Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(8):21, Aug. 2013.
Hoffman, J. Improving financial margins with clinical integration. Spectrum, July-Aug. 2013.
Dilwali, P.K. From acute care to home care: the evolution of hospital responsibility and rationale for increased vertical integration. Journal of Healthcare Management;58(4):267-276, July-Aug. 2013.
Ewing, M. The patient-centered medical home solution to the cost-quality conundrum. Journal of Healthcare Management;58(4):258-266, July-Aug. 2013.
Delisle, D. Big things come in bundled packages. Implications of bundled payment systems in health care reimbursement reform. American Journal of Medical Quality. 28(4):339-344, July/Aug. 2013. http://ajm.sagepub.com/content/28/4/339.abstract?etoc
Fiegl, C. Medicare pioneer ACOs save money but lose physicians. amednews.com. July 29, 2013. http://www.amednews.com/article/20130729/government/130729933/1/?utm_source=nwltr&utm_medium=heds-htm&utm_campaign=20130729
Betbeze, P. Can Medicaid be a model for ACO innovation? HealthLeaders Media. July 26, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/LED-294621/Can-Medicaid-be-a-Model-for-ACO-Innovation
Thorpe, K. Medicare integrate: A new benefit option for Medicare beneficiaries. Health Affairs. July 23, 2013. http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2013/07/23/medicare-integrate-a-new-benefit-option-for-medicare-beneficiaries/
Evans, M. Still finding their way: pioneer ACOs see modest savings in first year, with nearly one-third dropping out. Modern Healthcare;43(29):6, 14, July 22, 2013.
Kliff, S. Hospitals are quitting a key Obamacare cost-control program. The Washington Post. July 22, 2013. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/07/22/hospitals-are-quitting-a-key-obamacare-cost-control-program/
Bea, J. Keys to success as an ACO: Model physician relations maintaining entrepreneurial incentive and self-direction. Becker's Hospital Review. July 19, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/keys-to-success-as-an-aco-model-physician-relations-maintaining-entrepreneurial-incentive-and-self-direction.html
Herman, B. Moody's: Hospitals will see "eroding profits" in move to new payment models. Becker's Hospital Review. July 18, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/racs-/-icd-9-/-icd-10/moody-s-hospitals-will-see-eroding-profits-in-move-to-new-payment-models.html
Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations Succeed in Improving Care, Lowering Costs. Baltimore, MD: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, July 16, 2013. http://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-Releases/2013-Press-Releases-Items/2013-07-16.html
Caffarini, K. Hospitals see alignment with doctors as boon to patient care. amednews.com. July 15, 2013. http://www.amednews.com/article/20130715/business/130719990/1
Letourneau, R. Is physician integration driving up the cost of care? HealthLeaders Media. July 15, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-1/FIN-294158/Is-Physician-Integration-Driving-Up-the-Cost-of-Care
Betbeze, P. Physician integration failures are avoidable. HealthLeaders Media. July 12, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/LED-294135/Physician-Integration-Failures-Are-Avoidable
Harvey, H., and Cohen, I. The Looming Threat of Liability for Accountable Care Organizations and What to Do About It. JAMA. 310(2):141-142. July 10, 2013. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1697985
Evans, M. Pioneers no more? A number of ACOs are still weighing whether to switch to another model. Modern Healthcare;43(27):8-9, July 8, 2013.
McLaughlin, J. U.S. rep calls for looser safe harbor laws for hospitals exploring ACOs, bundles. Becker's Hospital Review. July 2, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/racs-/-icd-9-/-icd-10/u-s-rep-calls-for-looser-safe-harbor-laws-for-hospitals-exploring-acos-bundles.html
Terry, K. 9 pioneer ACOs expected to leave Medicare program. InformationWeek Healthcare. July 2, 2013. http://www.informationweek.com/healthcare/interoperability/9-pioneer-acos-expected-to-leave-medicar/240157704
Value-Based Contracting. KaufmanHalll. Chicago: Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET), July 2013. http://www.hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/Value-Based_Contracting_KaufHall_2013.pdf
Lieberman, S.M. Reforming Medicare through ‘version 2.0’ of accountable care. Health Affairs;32(7):1258-1264, July 2013.
Lund, K. The essentials of hospital negotiating. Provider. 39(7):37-39, July 2013. http://www.providermagazine.com/archives/2013_Archives/Pages/0713/Essentials-Of-Hospital-Negotiating.aspx
Evans, M. Beyond ACOs: financial risk and capital hurdles are cited as reason many providers aren’t joining accountable care organizations, but some are finding other routes to payment reform. Modern Healthcare;43(25):20-24, June 24, 2013.
Cantlupe, J. ACOs widespread, yet challenged. HealthLeaders Media. June 18, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-1/LED-293346/ACOs-Widespread-Yet-Challenged
Punke, H. Tackling reporting challenges: One ACOs approach. Becker's Hospital Review. June 14, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/tackling-reporting-challenges-one-aco-s-approach.html
Punke, H. 3 tips for MSSP ACO application success. Becker's Hospital Review. June 11, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/3-tips-for-mssp-aco-application-success.html
Landen, R. Commercial payers offer few upside options. Modern Healthcare;43(23):17, June 10, 2013.
Evans, M. ‘Too early to tell’: full impact of ACOs on quality unknown. Modern Healthcare;43(22):15-16, June 3, 2013.
Bailit, M., Burns, M., and Houy, M. Bundled Payments One Year Later: An Update on the Status of Implementations and Operational Findings-May 30, 2013. Newtown, CT: Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, June 2013. http://www.hci3.org/sites/default/files/files/IB.BundledPayment-June2013-L3_0.pdf
Maloley, A. Adding employed practices to your organization? 6 ways to getting buy-in from the practice. Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(6):27, June 2013.
McLaughlin, J. Keeping employed physicians profitable. Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(6):26, June 2013.
Zeis, M. Service lines, integration, and population health. HealthLeaders;16(5):20-22, June 2013.
Sanford, K. D. Bringing the right players to the table. hfm. 67(6):68-70, June 2013.
Burton , D. A. Driving out waste: a framework to enhance value in clinical care. hfm. 67(6):94-99, June 2013.
Moore, K. D., and others. ACOs: a wolf in sheep’s clothing? hfm. 67(6):138-140, June 2013.
Ullrich, F.A., MacKinney, A.C., and Mueller, K.J. Are primary care practices ready to become patient-centered medical homes? The Journal of Rural Health;29(2):180-187, Spr. 2013.
Mack, K. E., and others. The search for quality and outcomes. Healthcare Executive. 28(3):86-88, May-June 2013.
Redding, J. Clinical registries: enabling success in an era of accountable care. MGMA Connexion. 13(5):36-39, May-June 2013.
URAC Accountable Care Accreditation Standards and Measures. Washington, DC. URAC. May 17, 2013. https://www.urac.org/publiccomment/CIN_Preamble_2013Apr.html
Jacob, J. Guiding elderly care: group calls for integrated care, communication. Modern Healthcare;48(18):17, May 6, 2013.
Berwick, D. Don Berwick, MD on transitioning to value-based health care. HFM. 67(5):56-59, May 2013.
Jenkins, M., and Jarrett-Pulliam, C. A comparative of magnet organizations and accountable care organizations. JONA’s Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation;14(2):55-63, Apr.-May 2013.
Betbeze, P. Incentives, motivations clash under ACOs. Healthleaders Media. Apr. 26, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/LED-291569/Incentives-Motivations-Clash-Under-ACOs
Punke, H. CMS rejects pioneer ACO’s plea for pay-for-performance delay. Becker’s Hospital Review. Apr. 25, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/cms-rejects-pioneer-acos-plea-for-pay-for-performance-delay.html
Matt, S. Hospitals are buying, but doctors don't have to sell. amednews.com. Apr. 22, 2013. http://www.amednews.com/article/20130422/business/130429981/4/
Punke, H. Cigna expands collaborative accountable care program to 58 members. Becker’s Hospital Review. Apr. 4, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/cigna-expands-collaborative-accountable-care-program-to-58-members.html
Evans, M. Push in the right direction: ACOs increasingly see insurance benefits as opportunities to offer incentives promoting value-based decisions. Modern Healthcare;43(13):6-7, Apr. 1, 2013.
Carlson, J. Behind the scenes: although patients may not know it, ACOs are increasingly on their team, aiming to provide better care at lower costs. Modern Healthcare;43(13):30-32, 35, Apr. 1, 2013.
Burnett, S., and Hawkins, C. Strategic physician onboarding: 7 tactics for minimizing losses on employed medical practices. Becker’s Hospital Review. 2013(4):1, 12, 14, Apr. 2013.
Rodak, S. Is center of excellence investment the silver bullet healthcare has been looking for? Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(4):1, 12, 14, Apr. 2013.
Reiboldt, J. M., and Greeter, A. Leveraging nonemployment to achieve hospital-physician alignment. Healthcare Financial Management. 67(4):98-104, 106, Apr. 2013.
Burns, J. Bundled payment. H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks;84(4):26-31, Apr. 2013. http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=HHNMAG/Article/data/04APR2013/0413HHN_coverstory&domain=HHNMAG
Tocknell, M.D. Risk and reward in collaborative care. HealthLeaders;16(3):22-24, Apr. 2013.
Anderson, J. Pioneer ACOs threaten to quit program over switch to pay for performance. AISHealth. 4(4), Apr. 2013. http://aishealth.com/archive/nabn0413-01
Faber, M., and others. Survey of 5 European countries suggests that more elements of patient –centered medical homes could improve primary care. Health Affairs. 32(4):797-808, Apr. 2013.
Morrissey, J. Filling the gaps in primary care. Trustee. 66(4):8-12, Apr. 2013.
Carlson, J. Behind the scenes although patients may not know it, ACOs are increasingly on their team, aiming to provide better care at lower costs. ModernHealthcare. Mar. 29, 2013. http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&sqi=2&ved=0CC8QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.modernhealthcare.com%2Farticle%2F20130329%2FMAGAZINE%2F303309973%2Fbehind-the-scenes&ei=CghWUeOmN4KEygH_poDIAg&usg=AFQjCNEITmO8jpZ8uxS6Xf6fe7cl8wA03A&bvm=bv.44442042,d.aWc
Daly, R. Redesigning healthcare: new delivery initiatives include ACOs, walk-in clinics, medical homes. Modern Healthcare;43(12):6-7, 16, Mar. 25, 2013.
Gamble, M. Medicare ACO results expected this summer. Becker’s Hospital Review. Mar. 21, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/accountable-care-organizations/medicare-aco-results-expected-this-summer.html
Carlson, J. Beyond ACOs: FTC approves another patient to coordinated care. Modern Healthcare;43(10):14-15, Mar. 11, 2013.
Gallegos, A. Clinical integration model gets FTC green light. American Medical News. Mar. 11, 2013. http://amednews.com/article/20130311/government/130319976/6/
Reinhardt, U. Uwe Reinhardt Questions Bundled Payment Savings Prospects. Washington: Alliance for Health Reform. Mar. 11, 2013. http://www.allhealth.org/spotlight.asp?wt=&si=124
Herman, B. Which providers and employers have commercial bundled payments? Becker’s Hospital Review. Mar. 8, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/racs-/-icd-9-/-icd-10/which-providers-and-employers-have-commercial-bundled-payments.html
Gamble, M. 19 Pioneer ACOs want CMS to delay pay-for-performance obligations. Becker’s Hospital Review. Mar. 7, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/19-pioneer-acos-want-cms-to-delay-pay-for-performance-obligations.html
Kliff,S. Hospital want to delay a key Obamacare program. Washington Post. Mar. 6, 2013. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/06/hospitals-want-to-delay-a-key-obamacare-program/
Fellows, J. Inside an ACO-like partnership. HealthLeaders Media. Mar. 4, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/HEP-289750/Inside-an-ACOLike-Partnership
Fisher,E., McClellan,M., and Shortell, S. The real promise of accountable care. Wall Street Journal. Mar. 4, 2013. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323978104578332862835152872.html Note: Viewing this article may require a subscription.
Lewis, V., and others. Attributing patients to accountable care organizations: performance year approach aligns stakeholder’s interests. Health Affairs. 32 (3): 587-595, Mar. 2013. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/32/3/587.abstract
Our Nation Cannot Control Runaway Medical Spending Without Fundamentally Changing How Physicians are Paid. Washington, DC: National Commission on Physician Payment Reform. Mar. 2013. http://physicianpaymentcommission.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/physician_payment_report.pdf
Aston, G. Hospital wise up when adding physician practices. H&HN. Hospitals & Health Networks;87(3):34-36, 38, Mar. 2013.
Butts, D., and others. The 7 components of a clinical integration network. Becker’s Hospital Review;2013(3):30-32, Mar. 2013.
Lewis, V.A., and others. Attributing patients to accountable care organizations: performance year approach aligns stakeholders’ interests. Health Affairs;32(3):587-595, Mar. 2013.
Sanford, K. D. Integration requires new roles and responsibilities. hfm. 67(5):56-58, 60, Mar. 2013.
Halley, M. D. Avoid costly mistakes of the past. hfm. 67(5):62-65, Mar. 2013.
Cantlupe, J. Rethinking the service line. HealthLeaders;16(2):10-12, 14-16, 19-20, Mar. 2013.
Minich-Pourshadi, K. The drive to hire docs. HealthLeaders;16(2):46-51, Mar. 2013.
Stefanacci, R.G., and Guerin, S. Calling something an ACO does not really make it so. Managed Care;22(3):15-17, Mar. 2013.
Butcher, L. Partners against penalties: hospitals strengthen bonds with post-acute providers to trim readmissions. Trustee;66(3):24-26, Mar. 2013.
Overview of FTC Antitrust Actions in Health Care Services and Products. Washington: Federal Trade Commission, Mar. 2013. http://www.ftc.gov/bc/healthcare/antitrust/hcupdate.pdf
Carroll, J. Mixed performance by ACOs in Year 1. Managed Care;23(3):15-16, Mar. 2013.
Gamble, M. Number of ACOs in the United States-a quarterly breakdown. Becker’s Hospital Review. Feb. 28, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/number-of-acos-in-the-united-states-a-quarterly-breakdown.html
Punke, H. Employee ACOs: building a base for accountable care. Becker’s Hospital Review. Feb. 20, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/employee-acos-building-a-base-for-accountable-care.html
Muhlestein, D. Continued growth of public and private accountable care organizations. Health Affairs. Feb. 19, 2013. http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2013/02/19/continued-growth-of-public-and-private-accountable-care-organizations/
Connole, P.. editor. Healthcare partners seeks limited insurer status with California application. AISHealth. 23(6), Feb.18, 2013. http://aishealth.com/archive/nhpw021813-02
Betbeze, P. Hospital consolidation gets a new playbook. HealthLeaders Media. Feb. 14, 2013. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/LED-289270/Hospital-Consolidation-Gets-a-New-Playbook
Flower, J. Divided faces of change. H&HN. Feb. 14, 2013. http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/HHNDaily/HHNDailyDisplay.dhtml?id=9130006434
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