A 6-Step Guide for Health Care Organizations

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The new health care reality demands that providers deliver quality care while controlling costs. That’s why the number of ACOs has risen in recent years. Use these six steps to achieve success in the new reimbursement landscape...

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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation, Cleveland Clinic has become one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country. Cleveland Clinic health system includes eight regional hospitals, 16 family health centers, a children's hospital for rehabilitation and one affiliate hospital.

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