December 13, 2019
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Healthcare Innovation | December 3, 2019 
A new, independent evaluation has found that accountable care organizations (ACOs), Medicare's dominant value-based care initiative serving nearly 11 million seniors, lowered spending by $3.53 billion from 2013 to 2017 and saved $755 million after paying shared savings.  The research is the latest in a series of analyses that has demonstrated ACOs' value to Medicare, particularly during a time when there's been significant debate over the results these organizations have delivered to date. . . READ MORE   
Fierce Healthcare | December 11, 2019 
The healthcare industry must explore how their own institutions are contributing to major social issues such as institutional racism in order to really tackle the "monsters" of social determinants on health.  That was a key message from Donald Berwick, the president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement during the group's annual forum this week in Orlando, Florida.. . READ MORE   
RevCycle Intelligence | December 6, 2019    
The proportion of value-based payments from the commercial sector to physicians and hospitals increased from 10.9 percent in 2012 to 53.0 percent in 2017. However, an overwhelming majority of those alternative payments were built on a fee-for-service foundation.. . READ MORE    

Forbes | December 9, 2019 
"Healthcare in the United States is changing rapidly, and within the next few years, it will look very different than it does today."  If your first thought while reading that statement was, "I've heard that before - and nothing actually ever changes," your skepticism is well founded, as industry experts have been purporting significant transformation for at least a decade. . . READ MORE   
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