Building a Best-in-Class Skilled Nursing Facility Network

In 2012, a physician-led Pioneer accountable care organization recognized an opportunity to better serve patients requiring care in skilled nursing facilities after a hospital stay. The organization began building a preferred network of SNFs and providers to improve collaboration between facility staff, attending teams and patients' primary care physicians to help patients recover and return home sooner, improve care coordination between the SNF and the primary care provider and reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions.

In 2012, a physician-led Pioneer accountable care organization recognized an opportunity to better serve patients requiring care in skilled nursing facilities after a hospital stay. The organization began building a preferred network of SNFs and providers to improve collaboration between facility staff, attending teams and patients' primary care physicians to help patients recover and return home sooner, improve care coordination between the SNF and the primary care provider and reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions.

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