Accountable Care Organizations Improve Quality of Care

Accountable Care Organizations Improve Quality of Care

How can the formation of Accountable Care Organizations improve quality of care and make providers more responsible for cost of care? Give an example of a study that has addressed coordination of care and has had documented success. Describe the study and its implications for care.
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Textbook Readings

Read the following topics in Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals:

\"Hospitals: Consolidation and Compression\"
\"Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations”
Journal Readings

Dykema Sprayberry, L. (2014). Transformation of America\'s health care system: Implications for professional direct-care nurses. MEDSURG Nursing, 23(1), 61-66.

Web Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics. (2016). Advocacy and policy. Retrieved from
American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2017). About government affairs. Retrieved from
National League for Nursing. (2016). Public policy. Retrieved from