Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD, Describes the Initial Expectations of Accountable Care Organizations
Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD, the chief science officer of the National Pharmaceutical Council discusses the initial expectations of implementing accountable care organizations (ACOs) and how those expectations have evolved over time.
This video was taken at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 25th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA, on April 4, 2013.
How do ACOs reach the point of delivering both savings and better care? The recent online session of the ACO and Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition, sponsored by The American Journal of Managed Care, covered how ACOs evolve, how that process applies to oncology care, and how managed care can benefit from a better model for mental health delivery.
The intended audience for this activity consists of medical directors, pharmacy directors, pharmacy benefit managers, and other managed care professionals who are involved with the treatment of patients with acute coronary syndrome.
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