Episode 8 - What’s the Point of an ACO, Anyway?

December 2019

Julie and Mike get back to basics and discuss why accountable care organizations exist. Also, Kathryn Galbraith, MD talks about making the most of payer incentives and Janet Fowle, MD, encourages providers to volunteer at one of Maine’s most celebrated summer camps.

Have a suggestion for a Meaty Topic? Know a provider who would be good to interview for our Sizzle or Chewing the Fat segments? Email us at bacon@mmc.org.

Bonus Content
October 2019 JAMA article on waste in the U.S. health care system (subscription may be required to view)
March 2019 Kaiser Family Foundation article on U.S. health system performance compared to peer countries
Registration link for December 7 heart failure symposium

To learn more about volunteering at Seeds of Peace, email Lois Myers.

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