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2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

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"2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations" is a new 65-page report from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
2013-11-14 23:40:16 - "2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations" delivers actionable data about the numerous ways in which accountable care is transforming healthcare delivery.

SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, November 14, 2013 --- In the few years since the ACO model entered healthcare's consciousness, administration has shifted from hospital-led to physician-only leadership to PHO-helmed ACOs.

ACO participation by skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and home health providers also has spiked from 2012 to 2013.

2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations analyzes these findings and more in this third annual compendium of metrics and benchmarks on ACOs from the Healthcare Intelligence Network. This 65-page report delivers actionable data from 138 healthcare companies who completed HIN's third annual ACO readiness assessment conducted in August 2013.

This new resource documents the numerous ways in which accountable care is transforming healthcare delivery, particularly in the area of care coordination, where the ACO model

has had the greatest impact for this year's respondents.

Learn more about accountable care organizations in 2013 at

NEWS FACTS: This report provides sector-specific qualitative data in the following areas:

* Current and planned ACOs;
* Numbers of physicians participating in ACOs;
* Types of providers participating in ACOs;
* Principal ACO administrators;
* Populations covered by current ACOs;
* Numbers of lives covered by current ACOs;
* Time required for ACO creation;
* Use of electronic health records in ACOs;
* Reimbursement models in use in ACOs;
* Metrics to evaluate ACO success;
* Preferred quality, efficiency and satisfaction measure sets in use in ACOs;
* ROI from ACOs; and
* Greatest challenges associated with an ACO launch.

In more than 60 easy-to-follow graphs and tables, this resource also presents new data in the 2013 edition, including:

* ACO participation by type (Medicare Shared Savings, Pioneer ACO, etc.)
* Comparative 2011-to-2013 data on key ACO metrics;
* Metrics on use of case management, patient portals, evidence-based care and other ACO program components;
* Utilization of NQF and CMS clinical measures to evaluate ACO efficiency and quality;
* The most effective tools, protocols and work flows in use in ACOs --- in the respondents' own words.
* Impact of ACO model on population health, healthcare spend and other indicators;
* Early successes from ACOs; and
* The complete August 2013 Accountable Care Organizations survey tool.

Learn more about accountable care organizations in 2013 at

Target Audience: Presidents/CEOs, CFOs, chief operating officers, vice presidents, medical directors, analysts, business development executives, consultants, directors, executive directors, financial/business managers, marketing executives, principals and strategic planning executives.

Report Formats: Print, PDF or Print/PDF combination at


"The ACO movement shows no signs of slowing. In fact, our HIN survey identified a greater number of ACOs in the wings than one year ago. This exclusive resource will empower and educate healthcare companies to establish and fine tune accountable care models."

Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.

About the Healthcare Intelligence Network --- HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail, or visit

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Contact Person:
Patricia Donovan
Managing Editor
Phone: 732-449-4468
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