A Taxonomy of Accountable Care Organizations

CHOIR researchers, in collaboration with Dartmouth colleagues, recently published a taxonomy of accountable care organizations. The taxonomy was developed based on the National Survey of Accountable Care Organizations, a survey of 173 accountable care organizations. There are now more than 600 nationwide. The taxonomy identifies three types of accountable care organizations:  larger, integrated delivery systems that […]


Publication: Emergence of the Unicorn

We are pleased to present a new publication: Physician Practice Participation in Accountable Care Organizations: The Emergence of the Unicorn (Health Services Research, 2014). The article discusses associations between ACO participation, organizational characteristics, and an index of patient centered medical home processes. It is the first nationally based information on physician practice involvement in ACOs and […]