The Data Scientist - the WPC Healthcare Blog

ACO Delivery Models – Integrated Operations


Within commercial, Medicare ACO, or accountable care like organizations, the necessary technology and structure must be in place in order to operationalize the new ACO care delivery model. To successfully deliver on the ACO model depends upon the integration of an EMR/EHR with a clinical information system pushing and pulling data into a clinical data repository. These systems must communicate to provide collaborative care either to the Medicare population or a commercial population participating in an ACO.

Read how Hays Green, healthcare policy Practice Lead at WPC, discusses the intersection of policy and data integration with respect to new care delivery models brought by the ACA.