Most ASCs aren't involved in ACO or joint venture care models and don't plan to be, according to
OR Manager's 2019 Salary/Career Survey.
OR Manager collected data from 196 ASC leaders from March 28 to May 31. Respondents were either OR Manager subscribers or part of an external list...READ MORE
One of the most significant drivers of complex and expensive health problems is the high exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
. This fact can be troubling for ACOs that have taken on risk for the health of patients. Preventing and mitigating the impact of ACEs is a big stretch from providing clinical care. Minimizing ACEs and accelerating the adoption of trauma-informed practices
across several sectors of a community requires an extraordinary level of collaboration...READ MORE
One worry about accountable care organizations (ACOs) is that their growth would lead to the consolidation of physician practices. A new study finds that concern has proven real. Researchers examined changes in physician practice sizes associated with ACO market penetration three years after the launch of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which began in 2012 and is one of the country's largest ACO programs...READ MORE
CMS announced that Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program generated net savings of $739.4 million last year, and data suggests that physician-led ACOs continued to perform better than hospital-led ACOs...READ MORE
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