Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Case Study:A New Model for Chronic Care Improvement

Stuart Levine MD, MHA Corporate Medical Director of HealthCare Partners Medical Group of California

The Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a promising new health care delivery and reimbursement model for achieving better purchaser and patient outcomes. Learn how one of the most successful ACOs in the US has improved health care outcomes across the entire care continuum by incorporating evidence-based medicine, information technology, process redesign and patient self-management support.

Dr. Stuart Levine is corporate medical director of HealthCare Partners Medical Group of California where he oversees clinical initiatives including care management and frail and senior patient St. Mary Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency program in Long Beach. Dr. Levine is author or co-author of 48 scientific papers, the recipient of 18 grants and several awards. In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Levine was administrator at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and the University of Chicago Medical Center.