TITLE

Improving community health with ACOs

AUTHOR(S)
ARCHER, BRAD
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Corridor Business Journal;6/16/2014, Vol. 10 Issue 47, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on participation in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to improve community health. Topics include participation of Mercy medical center of Cedar Rapids, Iowa in several ACOs for Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance patients, the use of electronic health record (EHR) system to track quality metrics, and primary care providers (PCPs).
ACCESSION #
96809716

 

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