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Podcast: Preparing for Accountable Care Organizations

Podcast: Preparing for Accountable Care Organizations

There’s a good chance you’ve heard about the federal government’s plans to encourage hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare stakeholders to collaborate for better patient care and reduced medical costs through what are called Accountable Care Organizations or ACOs.

This new ACO model could dramatically affect how radiologists practice, and now’s the time to get involved in the process. Dr. Steven Gerst, MD, MBA, MPH, CHE, vice president of medical affairs at technology company MedCurrent, sheds some light on ACOs and what radiologists should be doing now to prepare.

For more on ACOs, check out our ACO Topic Center here.

 
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