Forming an accountable care organization is one of the most common strategies healthcare organizations use to transition to value-based care, and several key characteristics and tactics from the most high-performing ones can help other providers build their own successful programs, according to a new report.
The Health Care Transformation Task Force studied 11 ACOs across the country by interviewing key decision-makers at those organizations, identifying three “levers” that are central to a successful ACO:
- Build a culture that is conducive to value-based care.
- Embrace population health management.
- Establish the ACO on a foundation that supports continued improvement.