This popular TV show of the 1960s, Candid Camera, was possibly the first reality show set up to catch people […]
Category: Salient ACO
“Not by Bread Alone:” ACO’s Need More Than Data to Survive and Thrive
This quotation from the ancient biblical text (Deuteronomy 8:3, Matthew 4:4) offers good advice in the modern world of Accountable […]
Why Johnny Can’t Read: Data Literacy in a Flood of Data
Reading literacy is a fundamental tool in our civilized world today. Reading is essential for practically any career path. Learning […]
Danger Will Robinson, Danger: A Robot’s Advice in Bundled Payments
The 1960s TV space adventure Lost in Space featured a benevolent robot that had the ability to sense danger before […]
A Recipe for Clinical and Financial Success
Stop me if this sounds familiar: “I don’t want some bureaucrat in Washington, D.C telling me how to practice medicine.” […]
The Whys Have It
A recent TED Talk by Simon Sinek explored how we make buying decisions by measuring our sensitivity to “why” a […]
Visit Frequency: How much is too much?
When the average person is asked how frequently they visit their primary care physician, the typical answer is once a […]
In Health Care, Who You Know and How Well You Know Them Makes a Difference
In a previous blog post, we emphasized that in providing good health care it is important who you know. Knowing […]
Do you know what your ACO Should be held accountable for?
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have well defined responsibilities in their effort to achieve the triple aim: decrease costs, increase value, […]
Does CMS Have Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen?
I am not sure CMS knows how to cook. A few weeks ago CMS released data showing that three ACO […]