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Six Trending Developments Influencing Optimism in Health Care

Phil Suiter, President and CEO – Aegis Health Group Six Trending Developments Influencing Optimism in Health Care There appears to be a new wave of optimism among healthcare leaders as the industry has moved beyond the initial uncertainty and disruption … Continue reading

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The Shift toward Population Health Management with Clinically Integrated Networks

 Carol Newton, Director of Acute Pace of Care East/Southeast Division, Catholic Health Initiatives  The ACA set another important mandate into motion: population health management. The act’s signature delivery model, the Accountable Care Organization (ACO), is founded on the Triple Aim … Continue reading

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Mercy Health System and the Rise of Population Management, The Foundation for Today’s ACO Model – Part II

By Debora Glennon, Based On Resources Provided By Joe LeValley, Senior Vice President, Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines This is Part II of a two-part post on Mercy Health System and the ACO model. Physicians and other decision-makers within the … Continue reading

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Mercy Health System and the Rise of Population Management, The Foundation for Today’s ACO Model – PART I

By Debora Glennon, Based On Resources Provided By Joe LeValley, Senior Vice President, Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines In the 1990s, Dr. David Swieskowski asked himself a question he couldn’t answer. Exactly how many of his patients had diabetes, and how … Continue reading

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Summa Health System: Innovation Drives the Transformation Toward an ACO Model

By Jeffery R. Price, Vice President Managed Care, Summa Health Network Headquartered in Akron, Summa Health System is one of the largest integrated healthcare systems in the state of Ohio. Our company serves more than 1 million patients each year … Continue reading

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An Employer-focused Business Strategy in the Era of ACOs

guest blog post by Yale Miller Executive VP, Operations Aegis Health Group       In the era of ACOs, building relationships with local employers has never been more critical. That’s because it is the one strategy that can simultaneously … Continue reading

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Three Key Truths About ACOs

As healthcare’s fee-for-service and volume-based reimbursement model continues its gradual fade, the dawn of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) heralds new opportunities for compliant providers. ACOs that meet quality thresholds (e.g., clinical processes and outcomes, patients’ and caregivers’ perspectives on care, … Continue reading

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