ACOs: Part of America’s Prescription?

“Health-care services: The good old ways”
The Economist

A fascinating look at a way to significantly improve care for those who are already getting it, all while radically reducing costs.

A major part of the long-term answer to our country’s healthcare crisis is going to be getting us all to live healthier while giving doctors incentives to prescribe tests and drugs only when necessary. “Accountable care organizations” might be a good step in that direction.

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Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

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