The Rising Risk Tide

August 2011
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2011, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p22
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The article discusses health care reform in the U.S. A transition from a volume-based to value-based insurance reimbursement model, the quality and efficiency of value-based purchasing, and the health industry's concerns about accountable care are discussed. Cost-control and accountable-care strategies at several organizations such as Trinity Health in Michigan and Blanchard Valley Hospital in Ohio are noted.


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