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Care transitions can feel like changing the tires while driving

While providers may now see population health programs as key to value-based care success, many are struggling with implementing change in a way that affects outcomes. “It’s like the proverbial changing of the tires while driving down the road at 90 mph,” says Steve Griffiths, senior vice president of Health Care Analytics Consulting at Optum. […]
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ACOs Experience Unintended Consequences of Healthcare System Safeguards

We all are aware of the promise of ACOs.  By enabling physicians to manage the health of the population, the achievement of the triple aim (i.e., better care for individuals, better health for the population and lower growth – or a reduction – in healthcare expenditures) would finally be within reach.  Payers have proven over […]
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