Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are a newly-defined health care delivery structure that is intended to radically overhaul healthcare, and result in a coordinated way of delivering care based on quality outcomes, rather than simply fee-for-service volume.
It’s a backbone-brilliant concept that actually produces better healthcare, and better health, for significantly less money—and a concept that America may be too politically hypnotized to ever put into wide practice. “Evidence-based” means it’s about what really works, “health” because that’s the goal.
Why the healthcare sector needs EMRs to provide better care to patients, make doctors’ lives easier and improve the quality of public care. Plus, the voiceover has some neat Australian accents, ey mate!
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