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Webinar: Measuring Progress in Accountable Care

To enhance understanding of what it takes to become an accountable care organization (ACO) that delivers efficient, high-quality care, a Commonwealth Fund report analyzed 59 hospital-based organizations that were members of a collaborative created to support the transition to accountable care. Premier Research Institute researchers identified characteristics that may be associated with greater readiness to form an ACO, including a strong patient-centered focus, full or partial ownership of a health plan, and positive relationships with providers in the market.

This free 75-minute webinar will provide highlights from that study and feedback from two participating organizations.

What: Measuring Progress in Accountable Care: A Webinar

When: Thursday, March 14, at 2 p.m., E.T.

Who:

  • Danielle A. Lloyd, M.P.H., vice president, policy development and analysis, Premier Research Institute;
  • Steven Blumberg, Senior Vice President/Executive Director of Health Solutions at AtlantiCare in New Jersey; and
  • Patrick Falvey, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Integration Officer at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin and Illinois.

Anne-Marie J. Audet, M.D., M.Sc., vice president, Health Care Quality and Efficiency, The Commonwealth Fund, and Stuart Guterman, vice president and executive director of the Commission on a High Performance Health System, will moderate.

To register, go to: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/qg8j6s8hurw2.