Infographic: Hospitals Coordinate Care to Serve Patients

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

Hospitals are working together and with physicians and other community caregivers to provide patients with convenient, high quality and affordable care, according to a new infographic by the American Hospital Association.

The infographic looks at hospitals’ effort to coordinate care.

Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-LifeWhen acknowledging its position as a top-ranking Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), Memorial Hermann is quick to credit its own physicians—who in 2007 lobbied for a clinically integrated network that formed the foundation of the current Memorial Hermann accountable care organization (ACO). Now, eight years later, collaboration and integration continue to be the engines driving the ACO’s cost savings, reduced utilization and healthy patient engagement rates associated with Memorial Hermann ACO’s highest-risk population.

Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life details Memorial Hermann’s carefully executed journey to quality and the culmination of the ACO’s community-based care management program.

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