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How does patient engagement relate to patient-reported outcomes? New publication explores this question

The ACTIVATE study, now in its third year, has been collecting data from primary care practices, care team members, and patients at two large accountable care organizations to explore the impact of patient activation and engagement in their care. A recent publication, now online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, examines the relationship between […]

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ACO Patient and Family Engagement: An Early Assessment

What are accountable care organizations doing to engage patients and families? Our latest publication provides an early assessment by combining data from a national survey of 101 ACOs, 11 ACO phone interviews and 2 ACO site visits. Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have incentives to meet quality and cost targets to share in any resulting savings. Achieving […]

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Site Visit Success

  CHOIR team members completed nearly 50 interviews with providers, staff members, and patients during recent site visits to HealthCare Partners in Los Angeles and Advocate Health in Chicago. The site visits took place May 18th-22nd as part of the ACTIVATE (PCORI) project. The project is studying how the two accountable care organizations are activating and engaging patients in their […]

PCORI Awards CHOIR a Grant to Study ACO Patient Activation & Engagement

The Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR) at the School of Public Health UC-Berkeley was awarded a three year $2.0 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the impact of patient activation and engagement (PAE) in two large Accountable Care Organizations – Advocate Health Care in Chicago and HealthCare […]