National Association of ACOs Spring 2019

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) will be able to hear critical insights, strategies, and perspectives at the 2019 spring conference of the National Association of ACOs. The conference, held April 24-26 in Baltimore, Maryland, provides the opportunity to network with more than 600 stakeholders from ACOs. Check back here for coverage when the meeting starts.
July 24, 2019
Joann Sciandra, RN, BSN, CCM, associate vice president of healthcare management, Geisinger Health System, discusses how the role of case management has evolved with increased attention being paid to social determinants of health and if she thinks the role will continue to evolve in the future.
July 12, 2019
You need both technology and successful case management to succeed in value-based care, explained Joann Sciandra, RN, BSN, CCM, associate vice president of healthcare management, Geisinger Health System.
July 09, 2019
Rob Mechanic, MBA, senior fellow at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and executive director of the Institute for Accountable Care, discusses how well accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other healthcare organizations are able to identify patients who could benefit from more holistic approaches to care.
June 19, 2019
Rob Mechanic, MBA, senior fellow at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and executive director of the Institute for Accountable Care, discusses the importance of HHS focusing on high-need patients in their 5 new primary care payment models.
April 30, 2019
Transforming a practice to become proactive in delivering care, rather than reactive, will be crucial in improving patient care and reducing costs, said Thomas Graf, MD, president, Ascension Medical Group, at the spring session of the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations, held April 24-26 in Baltimore, Maryland.
April 28, 2019
During a session at the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), top performing ACOs shared lessons learned and best practices for ensuring compliance with quality measures while keeping the patient at the forefront.
April 27, 2019
Technology interventions have to be targeted at the right patients and be properly explained to them, explained Joann Sciandra, RN, BSN, CCM, associate vice president of healthcare management, Geisinger Health System.
April 26, 2019
The new primary care models from HHS will provide greater flexibility to practices that want to participate and deliver care in a different way to reduce hospitalizations, said Travis Broome, vice president of policy at Aledade.
April 25, 2019
During a session at the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), panelists offered perspectives on how ACOs can successfully address social and behavioral needs of their patients.
April 25, 2019
Creating a value-based care system means upending the current one and providing more models to encourage providers to take on risk.
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