I have used the last two blog posts to introduce the Accountable Primary CareSM Model*, or the NineSM C’s* for short. To illustrate the power of the model, I used (…)
Category: Thought Leadership
In last week’s blog, I talked about how a primary care physician, Dr. Smith, changed his behavior, and subsequently his patient’s behavior, maintaining the patient’s health while saving the system (…)
A lot of people are talking about accountable care as a cost-control experiment. That assertion misses the Triple Aim of accountable care: cost, quality, and satisfaction. Further, satisfaction must include (…)
The growing reality of health care reform and the cauldron of conflict it creates between the creaking legacy of volume-based reimbursement and new, largely unproven methods of shifting more financial (…)
ADSI Blog: The Key to Getting Real Results from Accountable Care Initiatives: Do it Right or Don’t Do it at All
The rumors are starting to be heard and the rumblings are starting to be felt. Will there be major financial fallout under accountable care and specifically CMS’s regulatory ACO programs?
Our country is blessed with the finest physicians in the world. They are the best trained and have access to the best medical technology and services. You would think we (…)
ADSI Blog: Accountable care 2.0 offers promise of success beyond today’s accountable care 1.0 maturity level approach
The ominous declaration of “The Coming Failure of Accountable Care” is creating quite the buzz in accountable care and health policy circles, particularly given that the declaration was made by the highly respected Harvard Business School professor and innovation researcher Clayton Christensen and colleagues in an article that was posted recently in The Wall Street Journal.
The Accountable Primary Care Model: New Hope for Medicare and Primary Care
Quickly out of the gate for 2013, Health Affairs featured the theme of Transforming the Delivery of Health Care in its January edition, Arnold Milstein MD’s Code Red & Blue – Safely Limiting Health Care’s GDP Footprint headlined the New England Journal of Medicine, and CMS announced a new wave of 106 additional ACOs to their program.