Minn. ACO uses MTM to reduce hospital readmissions

Blank, Christine
December 2012
Drug Topics;Dec2012, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p21
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The article reports that the Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC), based in Minneapolis, has significantly reduced hospital readmissions and emergency room visits by forming an accountable care organization (ACO) team. Bruce Thompson, director of pharmacy services for HCMC, said that under the ACO model, healthcare providers are accountable for care, quality, as well as cost of the Medicaid beneficiaries' services.


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