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4 Ways to Think About ACO Strategy

There are good reasons to pursue becoming an accountable care organization, and some bad ones too. How much time and money will you invest in an ACO strategy before you are certain about whether it makes sense for your organization?

1 comments on "4 Ways to Think About ACO Strategy"
Jennifer Dennard (12/9/2010 at 1:41 PM)

This is a very handy overview of ACO strategies, and certainly reflects much of the sentiment we've heard regarding ACOs in the past year or so. I recently published a 3-part series on ACOs via (, and in talking with folks for those articles, it seems that most - providers and vendors at least - are at least thinking about it. Some are taking baby steps to initiate it, and others are going full steam ahead, such as Norton Healthcare. But everyone is taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to the value of the model.