WayPoint Coordinates

10/24/2013

Emerging Roadmaps

How to be an ACO, or something like an ACO, is not as mysterious or daunting today as it was three years ago. Guidance has been provided through certification programs, regulations and related standards. Even with these road maps, however, it still isn’t easy or cheap. These tools just help us better understand the distance between where we are and where we want to be. Understanding how to get

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10/24/2013

Physicians Adopting and Using EHRs at a Quickening Pace

Physicians are responding to incentives/assistance and appear to be using EHRs at a quickening pace. This is a good example of overcoming barriers to small practice adoption of clinical process improvement resources. Click link for full article.

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10/24/2013

From Unicorns to Rabbits: “ACOs” Popping Up Everywhere in All Different Shapes and Sizes

A lot has happened since Dr. Eliot Fisher of Dartmouth coined the term “accountable care organization.” Click link for full article.

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10/24/2013

Overcoming Resource Barriers

Both small and large physician practices lack population health and clinical process improvement tools. Physician-Hospital Organizations (or similar collaboratives) are a solution to overcoming resource barriers. Click link for full article.

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10/24/2013

Progress in the Field: Joining Larger Groups

Although the trend toward large physician groups is consistent across the country, there are variations by geography. Many are holding out and finding support that allows smaller practices to overcome resource barriers. Click link for full article.

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