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Survey shows doctors predominantly lead ACOs

August 29, 2014

Accountable Care Organizations are largely led by physicians or physician and hospital partnerships, according to data published in Health Affairs.

“The broad reach of physician leadership in ACOs has important implications for the future of health care reform,” researcher Carrie H. Colla, PhD, assistant professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Geisel Medical School, said in a press release. “A central role for physicians in the leadership of ACOs is likely to have a powerful influence on how both physicians and patients view the ACO model.”

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