September 1, 2011

One consequence of reform is that it has shown a spotlight on what’s missing in the current business model of healthcare: accountability — for care coordination, outcomes, and decision-making — in short, accountability for better care at lower cost.

In their article, 7 Ways to Improve Accountability for Care, recently published by Becker’s Hospital Review, NAI Business Analyst Dana Hage, M.P.H. and Consultant Eric Abrams, M.B.A. describe how providers can address the need for greater accountability for care, and offer actionable strategies they can use to achieve the objective of better outcomes at lower cost.