MaineHealth ACO Awarded Harvard Pilgrim Grant to Support ED Utilization Reduction Effort

May 13, 2018

The MaineHealth ACO has been awarded a 2018 Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Quality Grant that will provide $53,000 over one year to support our ED utilization reduction goal which is one of our ACO priority goals for 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for our organization to lead an innovative project that transforms care delivery, improves care transitions and results in high-value care for the patients we serve. Here’s some additional information:


“Improving care coordination in the ambulatory environment aligns with our strategy to deliver the ‘right care at the right cost.’ We appreciate this opportunity to demonstrate the value our ACO can provide to the communities we serve and to work with key partners across our health system to improve the health of our populations” says Dr. Betsy Johnson, president & CEO of the MaineHealth ACO.