Healthcare providers that boast they are accountable care organizations may now have their services vetted by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, which has identified seven measures of ACO competence. >>>
Physicians' group gives mixed reviews to a consumer advocacy group's call for full and unfettered public access to the National Practitioner Data Base to help patients identify problem doctors in their states. >>>
The goal of Aetna's online wellness platform is to engage patient-consumers in their own health and encourage them to live healthier lifestyles. The insurer has tapped into technology, social media, gamification, and behavioral health principals to create a site that's part motivation, part information, part action plan, and a whole lot of fun. >>>
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