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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii: Providing Total Care for Patients Every Day

January 17, 2014
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Kaiser Permanente has been leading the way with innovative, integrated models of care delivery for 50 years, operating as an Accountable Care Organization long before the term became an everyday buzzword. The organization is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plans and includes Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and The Permanente […]

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Safe harbors on the way for Accountable Health Organizations

October 5, 2010
Safe harbor for ACOs?

Accountable Health Organizations have the potential to generate some of the efficiencies people admire in integrated groups like the Mayo and Cleveland Clinics.  And by 2012, ACOs will get the ultimate seal of establishment approval, qualifying for Medicare incentive payments. But will the legal structure work?  Some attorneys have begun to suggest that such groups might raise antitrust and […]

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Video: More reasons why Steve Jobs should run healthcare

September 14, 2010

In this video, Mr. Cirillo explains how the risk-taking, product-focused style of Steve Jobs might help healthcare out of some of its doldrums. He has quite a tale to tell! This post was submitted by Clara Barton.

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