The American Journal of Accountable Care > September 2015

The American Journal of Accountable Care - September 2015

September 24, 2015 – Mandi Bishop, MA
It is time to bring health and caring to the forefront of healthcare and to empower accountability for all participants in the system.
September 24, 2015 – Lauren M. Steckler, MHA; Sue S. Feldman, PhD, MEd, RN; and Carolyn A. Watts, PhD
Gaps in ACO implementation readiness are identified as appointment reminders, referral follow-ups, care management, care transition alerts, clinical quality measure knowledge, and resources.
September 24, 2015 – Maryam Alvandi, RCT, MHS
Electronic databases promote a safe environment for healthcare professionals by facilitating retrospective analysis of errors; however, providers should make significant changes to how they handle patient information.
September 24, 2015 – Patti Oliver, RN, BSN; and Susan Bacheller, BA
This article examines the features a care coordinator should look for in care coordination tools to ensure they meet the needs of patients, the care team, and the care coordinator.
September 24, 2015 – Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN; Elizabeth Schenk, PhD, MHI, RN; Ruth Schleyer, BSN, MSN, RN-BC; and Martin Schiavenato, PhD, RN
Complex interventions from hospital settings mapped to Omaha System terms commonly used in community care; demonstrating its potential as a tool for interoperability across settings.
September 24, 2015 – Thomas Wasser, PhD, MEd; Bingcao Wu, MS; Joseph W. Yčas, PhD; and Ozgur Tunceli, PhD
This study tests the feasibility of projecting commercial insurance demographic information to the US Census population, and creating the framework for a simple weighting scheme.
September 24, 2015 – Michael E. Chernew, PhD
Transitioning to a healthcare system based on accountable care presents many challenges, though the potential benefits may be well worth the effort.
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