The concepts are synergistic in that population management capabilities help to identify high-risk patients, whose costliest episodes can be managed through integrated specialty services, including cardiac and orthopedics that makes better use of post-acute and community-based follow-up. Even in a chronically-ill population, what drive high costs are acute episodes. Bajner believes integrating acute and ACOs could reduce as much as 50% in high-risk groups.
Zander K and Davis T
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