VIDEO: Robert Berenson, MD, FACP, Discusses the Need for New Healthcare Delivery Models
Robert Berenson, MD, FACP, Institue Fellow, Health Policy Center, Urban Institute, thinks that new healthcare delivery models are inevitable due to the behavior of physicians and providers who have abused fee-for-service. Dr. Berenson says that there has been unacceptable growth in the bias of fee-for-service activities, and new delivery models are necessary to improve quality and costs in healthcare.
This video was taken on September 10 at AHIP's 2012 Medicare and Medicaid Conference in Washington, DC.
Jeff Goldsmith, PhD, President, Health Futures, Inc, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia, says that the biggest barrier that accountable care organizations (ACOs) face is the lack of collaboration between physician communities and hospitals.
Highlights from The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 25th Meeting & Expo, which took place on April 2–5, 2013, in San Diego, CA, are available in a newsletter published by The American Journal of Managed Care.