Health Affairs: Analysis Of Early Accountable Care Organizations Defines Patient, Structural, Cost, And Quality-Of-Care Characteristics

Arnold M. Epstein, Ashish K. Jha, E. John Orav, Daniel L. Liebman, Anne-Marie J. Audet, Mark A. Zezza, and Stuart Guterman Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have attracted interest from many policy makers and clinical leaders because of their potential to improve the quality of care and reduce costs. Federal ACO programs for Medicare beneficiaries are now up and running, but … Continue reading

Health Affairs: Transforming Emergency Care For Older Adults

Ula Hwang1, Manish N. Shah2, Jin H. Han3,Christopher R. Carpenter4, Albert L. Siu5 and James G. Adams6 Abstract Already crowded and stressful, US emergency departments (EDs) are facing the challenge of serving an aging population that requires complex and lengthy evaluations. Creative solutions are necessary to improve the value and ensure the quality of emergency care delivered to older adults … Continue reading

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