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Information - The key to success for accountable care organizations

Posted by: Sangita Bhattacharyya | July 12, 2013

According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the goal of Accountable Care Organizations is “to ensure that patients, especially the chronically ill, get the right care at the right time, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of services and preventing medical errors.” The healthcare reforms are incentivizing industry players to improve the population’s health and deliver quality care at low cost. Therefore, the success of an ACO is determined by its ability to deliver financial and clinical outcomes.