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We are constantly scanning the health care market for new and interesting developments; then we write about them here. Check out our latest thinking.

Dental Care in Accountable Care Organizations: Insights from 5 Case Studies
June 9, 2015

As the health care system continues to evolve toward increased coordination of care and value based payment, there could be further opportunities for better coordination of dental and overall medical care.

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How Accountable Care Impacts the Way Consumers Receive Care
May 16, 2015

With most of the literature on the accountable care movement written for providers, payer and academic audiences, this brief aims to inform everyday consumers, describing the various complexities of ACOs and their potential impact.

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Employer Perspectives on Accountable Care
May 16, 2015

Employers are paying close attention to the proliferation of ACOs to learn whether they can fulfill the promise of improving outcomes while lowering costs. This brief provides information on this movement as well as other issues critical to employers.

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Health Insurers and the Accountable Care Movement
May 16, 2015

The growth of accountable care is forcing stakeholders to understand the changing landscape and the impact on traditional health insurance providers. This brief examines how health insurers are changing with and reacting to this movement.

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Hospital Engagement With Accountable Care Organizations
May 16, 2015

This brief takes a look at the challenges and opportunities hospitals are facing as they work to achieve quality improvement and save precious health care resources.

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Physician Participation in Accountable Care Organizations
May 16, 2015

This brief describes an ACO from physicians’ point of view, the changes it introduces in their daily practice, and the leadership opportunities that emerge with participation.

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Origins and Future of Accountable Care Organizations
May 16, 2015

This brief discusses the evolution of ACOs and why accountable care represents a changing dynamic in the health care system to make care delivery more patient-centered and efficient.

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Responding to ‘Change Indicators’ Critical for Payers to Optimize Sales Cycle
January 1, 2015

The ubiquitous spotlight of health reform wasn’t always this bright. The health care sector, like other markets, has had its share of change indicators over the years that have led to this moment.

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