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An ACO is a Great Way to Decrease Medical Malpractice Exposures – or is it?
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are defined as groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients and the chronically ill. This is one of the ways the Affordable Care Act seeks to reduce health care costs – by encouraging doctors, hospitals and Continue Reading »
Primary Care by Telemedicine May Play a Much Larger Role in Healthcare in the Future
As expected, there are a tremendous amount of changes taking place in healthcare right now as the Affordable Care Act goes into effect. Patient home, accountable care organization (ACO) and other clinical integration models are top of mind these days. And with these changes there are bound to be new potential risks to be considered. Continue Reading »