Mostashari's Next Move: Brookings

ONC watchers in the healthcare industry and media alike now have their answer to what exactly outgoing national coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, will do now.

ONC watchers in the healthcare industry and media alike now have their answer to what exactly outgoing national coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, will do now.

Mostashari joined the Brookings Institution's Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform as a visiting fellow to work with Brookings' Initiative on Value and Innovation in Health Care, Mostashari will focus on topics related to helping clinicians improve care and patient health through health IT, with a focus on small practice transformation by developing innovative payment models that can better support those types of practices, say Brookings officials.

His task sheet will include looking for ways to expand the reach of the Accountable Care Organization Learning Network — a collaboration between Brookings and Dartmouth that develops tools to successfully implement accountable care strategies – with a particular emphasis on care transformation involving smaller practices.

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Source: Government IT