TITLE

Minn. ACO uses MTM to reduce hospital readmissions

AUTHOR(S)
Blank, Christine
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Drug Topics;Dec2012, Vol. 156 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
84626975

 

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