Doctors Can Teach Hospitals a Thing or Two About Running an Accountable Care Organization

Navigant featured in Healthcare Finance

Navigant's Dennis K. Butts, Jr. is featured in Healthcare Finance discussing accountable care organizations and key decisions being made with population health.

"An ACO with a strong primary care network can increase outpatient care and reduce unnecessary hospital admissions. They can organize around that idea quickly and can be more effective than a hospital in trying to get physician buy-in around the concept," Dennis said. "A physician-led group is often more successful at doing things like reducing imaging, providing urgent care on weekends and increasing medication compliance."

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