Len Nichols Discusses How Hospitals Can Work To Achieve The Triple Aim

Len Nichols, director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE) and a professor of Health Policy at George Mason University, discusses how hospitals can achieve the triple aim.

Len Nichols, director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE) and a professor of Health Policy at George Mason University, discusses how hospitals can achieve the triple aim.

Dr Nichols suggests that payments reforms within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been essential in reducing readmissions and incentivizing value-based purchasing. He adds that the Community Health Needs Assessments, which are mandated by the ACA, helped many hospitals to consider the health needs of their local populations.