September 2017

Population Health in Primary Care: Cost, Quality, and Experience Impact

September 18, 2017

The American Journal of Accountable Care

An evaluation of the use of predictive modeling for primary care resource allocation demonstrated reduced spending and improved quality and patient experience for publicly insured adults.

Building Partnerships Between a College of Pharmacy and ACOs: Development of the ACORN SEED

September 15, 2017

The American Journal of Accountable Care

To promote future partnerships among colleges of pharmacy and accountable care organizations, this article describes several initial challenges to partnership formation, including those related to agenda setting and resource utilization.

Postacute Care Partnerships and Patient Progression

September 15, 2017

The American Journal of Accountable Care

Postacute care partners are required for successful patient transitions. Collaboration among multidisciplinary teams and community resources is critical for discharge planning and partnership alignment.

A Literature Review of Heart Failure Transitional Care Interventions

September 12, 2017

The American Journal of Accountable Care

Transitional care interventions are considered evidence-based, designed to ensure coordination and continuity of care when patients are transferred to different levels of care, and to prevent hospital readmissions of heart failure patients.