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A framework for evaluating the formation, implementation, and performance of accountable care organizations.
The implementation of accountable care organizations (ACOs), a new health care payment and delivery model designed to improve care and lower costs, is proceeding rapidly. We build on our experienceExpand
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Interpretations of integration in early accountable care organizations.
CONTEXT It is widely hoped that accountable care organizations (ACOs) will improve health care quality and reduce costs by fostering integration among diverse provider groups. But how do implementersExpand
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Insights from transformations under way at four Brookings-Dartmouth accountable care organization pilot sites.
This cross-site comparison of the early experience of four provider organizations participating in the Brookings-Dartmouth Accountable Care Organization Collaborative identifies factors that sitesExpand
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Patient focused registries can improve health, care, and science
Eugene Nelson and colleagues call for registries of care data to be transformed into patient centred interactive learning systems
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End-of-life treatment preferences of persons with serious mental illness.
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to ascertain preferences for end-of-life care among persons with serious mental illness. METHODS The participants were 150 community-residing adults withExpand
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A systematic review of the effectiveness of community-based mental health outreach services for older adults.
OBJECTIVES Psychiatric outreach services that provide mental health assessment and treatment to older adults in their homes or communities are widely promoted as improving access and outcomes forExpand
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Preferences of older and younger adults with serious mental illness for involvement in decision-making in medical and psychiatric settings.
OBJECTIVES There is a growing call for greater consumer participation in health care encounters. Prior research suggests that older age is associated with a greater preference for a more passive roleExpand
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Medical advance care planning for persons with serious mental illness.
OBJECTIVE This study examined preferences regarding medical advance care planning among persons with serious mental illness, specifically, experience, beliefs, values, and concerns about health careExpand
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Developing a Pathway for High-value, Patient-centered Total Joint Arthroplasty
BackgroundTotal joint arthroplasty (TJA) is one of the most widely performed elective procedures; however, there are wide variations in cost and quality among facilities where the procedure isExpand
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Learning what matters for patients: qualitative evaluation of a health promotion program for those with serious mental illness.
Sedentary lifestyle, poor dietary behaviors and metabolic alterations associated with psychiatric medications contribute to poor health and high rates of obesity among individuals with serious mentalExpand
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