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Cigna and Atlantic Accountable Care Organization Company Profile

06:04 EDT 25th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Touted as one of the “10 ACOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, the Atlantic ACO was one of the first and largest in the country selected to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization, a multifaceted program sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Atlantic ACO includes participation from more than 1,300 physicians, including more than 200 primary care physicians, 50 nurse practitioners and 10 ancillary care providers in five counties: Bergen, Morris, Sussex, Somerset, and Union counties. Through its participating physicians, hospitals, and staff, Atlantic ACO is committed to improving the quality of health care and reducing the individual and clinical health care costs for the population served in these regions. Atlantic ACO cares for more than 55,000 beneficiaries.


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Moving to accountable care in the NHS

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Why we should be concerned about accountable care organisations in England’s NHS

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Can accountable care organisations really improve the English NHS? Lessons from the United States

Everybody in the NHS policy world in England seems to be talking about accountable care organisations (ACOs)—a concept borrowed from the US. Some, including NHS England and the health secretary, see...

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Relationship Between Accountable Care Organization Status and 30-Day Hospital-wide Readmissions. Are All Accountable Care Organizations Created Equal?

We compare hospital readmission rates by accountable care organization (ACO) status with national readmission averages, to determine whether ACO affiliation influences 30-day hospital-wide readmission...

Medicare Accountable Care Organization Enrollment and Appropriateness of Cancer Screening.

Despite rapid diffusion of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), whether ACO enrollment results in observable changes in cancer screening remains unknown.

Impact of Provider Participation in ACO Programs on Preventive Care Services, Patient Experiences, and Health Care Expenditures in US Adults Aged 18-64.

Little is known about the impact of accountable care organization (ACO) on US adults aged 18-64.

Advance Care Planning in an Accountable Care Organization Is Associated with Increased Advanced Directive Documentation and Decreased Costs.

Advance care planning (ACP) documents patient wishes and increases awareness of palliative care options.

Duration of Home Oxygen Therapy in Young Children Enrolled in an Accountable Care Organization.

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Use of Santyl Within an Accountable Care Organization

This study is designed to assess the comparative effectiveness of SANTYL® versus standard of care in the treatment of pressure ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers within the continuum of care...

Preventing Intimate-partner Violence: Impact Evaluation of Engaging Men Through Accountable Practice in Eastern DRC

The objective of the study is to evaluate the impact of Engaging Men in Accountable Practice (EMAP) on the prevention of violence against women and girls in North and South Kivu (DRC). The...

Expanding Access to Home-Based Palliative Care

This study will test the effectiveness of integrating an evidence-based model of home-based palliative (HBPC) within primary care clinics on patient and caregiver outcomes. The investigato...

Study to Compare Strategies to Improve Detection of Nutritional Disorders in Hospitalized Adults (Compass Project)

The prevalence of malnutrition in hospital is very high (30 percent) with major consequences in terms of morbidity and mortality, generating significant health care costs. The positive imp...

Patient Care Management Strategies for Severe Heart Failure in Rhône-Alpes, France.

The heart failure is a chronic pathology with prevalence from 2 to 3% of general population, a death rate of 50% at 6 months for patients with stage IV, and a probability of death or hospi...

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