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Right Care Initiative Pilot Leads to 2,735 fewer hospitalizations; Could Save CA over $100 Million Annually

The Right Care Initiative has been associated with¬†2,735 fewer hospitalizations for heart attacks in San Diego County from 2011 to 2014. If the same 16.5% reduction of hospitalizations were achieved throughout the rest of California, there would have been approximately 5,000 fewer hospitalizations for heart attacks each year, saving over $100 million in annual payments […]

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Free Article Access: Evaluating the Impact of an Accountable Care Organization on Population Health

For a limited time, access is free to the newly published article “Evaluating the Impact of an Accountable Care Organization on Population Health: The Quasi-Experimental Design of the German Gesundes Kinzigtal” in Population Health Management. This study, led by the 2015-2016 CHOIR Harkness Fellow Dr. Alexander Pimperl, presents an evaluation study design for assessing the […]