Much of the enthusiasm for accountable care organizations is fueled by evidence that integrated delivery systems (IDSs) perform better on measures of quality and cost in the ambulatory care setting; however, the benefits of this model are less clear for complex hospital-based care.
Authors: David C. Miller, MD, MPH; Zaojun Ye, MS;Cathryn Gust, MS; John D. Birkmeyer, MD.
JAMA Surg. 2013;():1-6. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.1699
Published online, February 20, 2013. Read the Full Article >>