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Patient motivation a must for providing accountable care

Accountable care is not a new concept to ­physicians, but the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) is creating new pressure to get ­patients more ­actively involved in their care, says Erica ­Drazen, managing partner for emerging practices with the healthcare consulting firm CSC in Waltham, MA. Not only will patients' health improve, but the practice's ­revenue also can benefit.