There has been a great deal of focus in recent months on hospital prices and the need for more public reporting — more transparency. I couldn’t agree more, and that’s why Dartmouth-Hitchcock posts its prices for common procedures on its web site. But knowing price only gives you one part of what one needs to know.
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In spite of early concerns that hospitals’ economic strengths would lead them to dominate the formation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a new study reveals the central role of physician leadership in the first wave of ACOs.
Ellen Meara, Associate Professor at Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses her study of the Massachusetts health care reform experience and how research has shed light on populations that have been ignored in the past.
Ellen Meara, Associate Professor at Geisel’s Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discuses the complex nature of healthcare reform and the various pieces that need to play a part in changing how healthcare is delivered and paid for.