The American Journal of Accountable Care > September 2015
The American Journal of Accountable Care - September 2015
The American Journal of Accountable Care
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.
Applicability of the Omaha System in Acute Care Nursing for Information Interoperability in the Era of Accountable Care
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.