December 2021

Patient Value Is the Root of a Learning Health System

December 10, 2021

The American Journal of Accountable Care

A renewed commitment to patient-centered decision-making and evidence generation, combined with a focus on value, can accelerate our progress toward a true and sustained learning health system.

Telehealth User Experiences During COVID-19: A Case Study of Outpatient Cardiovascular Clinics Affiliated With a Large Academic Practice

December 10, 2021

The American Journal of Accountable Care

In cardiovascular clinics during COVID-19, notable barriers to successful telehealth use included obtaining diagnostic information needed to deliver high-quality care and technology-related challenges for patients.

Direct Contracting With Accountable Care Organizations: The Purchaser Perspective

December 09, 2021

The American Journal of Accountable Care

This article provides insight into health care purchaser priorities and considerations for direct contracting opportunities, along with considerations for interested accountable care organizations.

Primary Care Case Conferences to Mitigate Social Determinants of Health: A Case Study From One FQHC System

December 09, 2021

The American Journal of Accountable Care

This article describes perceived benefits, facilitators, and challenges of conducting interprofessional team case conferences in primary care settings to address patients’ complex social needs.