Insights from the Field
Participants will learn from the real-world experience of ACO leaders who have developed and implemented organizations that perform the functions of an ACO.
Issues to be addressed include leadership and management functions such as priority setting, decision making, and negotiating provider relationships.
Case Study 1: Building an ACO on the foundation of an Integrated Delivery System (IDS)
Craig Samitt, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Dean Health
Case Study 2: Building an ACO on the foundation of an IPA
Karen van Wagner, PhD, Executive Director, North Texas Specialty Physicians
Case Study 3: Building an ACO on the foundation of a Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO)
Lee Sacks, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Advocate Physician Partners