Health Care Organization and Administration


The administration and organization of health care systems, hospital networks, and other health care settings can greatly affect health outcomes, quality of care, and patient satisfaction. RAND researchers have examined care coordination and integration, the organization and administration of military health care, and how new models of payment and care delivery under health care reform might shape the way health care systems and settings are organized and managed.

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    ACOs: Making Organizations 'Accountable' for Care

    Dec 19, 2012

    The Affordable Care Act focuses primarily on extending coverage to uninsured Americans, but it is also intended to help curb cost growth. M. Susan Ridgely explains one of the key tools for doing that—the “accountable care organization,” an alternative delivery model intended to lower costs while also improving quality of care.

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