July 2012

Insight into Accountable Care Organization Pilot

Barry Hoover, MD, executive sponsor of the accountable care readiness program at Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, discussed the pilot program in Becker’s Hospital Review. In “Putting People at the Front of Accountable Care: Insight from CHI’s Dr. Barry Hoover,” Hoover discussed how the pilot altered the way care is provided to patients with coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, congestive heart failure pneumonia; and, three keys to making accountable care work.