September 2015

ACOs: What Every Care Coordinator Needs in Their Tool Box

September 24, 2015

The American Journal of Accountable Care

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.

Optimizing the Effect of Electronic Health Records for Healthcare Professionals and Consumers

September 24, 2015

The American Journal of Accountable Care

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.

A Physician-led Accountable Care Organization: From Award to Implementation

September 24, 2015

The American Journal of Accountable Care

Gaps in ACO implementation readiness are identified as appointment reminders, referral follow-ups, care management, care transition alerts, clinical quality measure knowledge, and resources.