quality outcomes

What Do Doctors Want from Your Organization (Part 4 of 5)

April 17, 2013

We’ve been largely philosophical in our first three installments about what doctors want from healthcare organizations, but simmering under any discussion about employment is the ROI question: What kind of return-on-investment will an organization reap from employing a physician? We referenced this in part during the last installment, when we wrote that much of how […]

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ACO Pioneers Request Delay on Quality Penalties and Rewards

March 12, 2013

When the Obama Administration first began its roll-out of the PPACA, it wanted to test the key tenet of its cost-control goals: the ACO model, under which doctors are paid for quality value not patient volume. As Sarah Kliff notes at The Washington Post’s Wonkblog, 32 healthcare systems, known as the Pioneers, agreed to test-run […]

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