Whether you’re making decisions about which providers to include in a network, seeking to improve cost and quality in that network, striving to improve one’s practice, or choosing providers for your own health care, there’s a clear need for a data-driven provider evaluation toolset.
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) attempt to lower the cost of health care for a defined population while improving the quality of care that population receives. Reducing the total cost of care requires ACOs to implement both payment reform and delivery reform—changing payment models to align incentives for high-value care and shifting treatment to use resources more effectively.
White Paper: How Universal Health Services Accountable Care Organizations Optimize Value and Outcomes with Data
Universal Health Services (UHS) is one of the country’s largest hospital management companies, with more than 350 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers across the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.K., and sponsors seven Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) across the nation through Prominence Health Plan.