This King’s Fund report investigates Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs) in the United States and England. The relevance of ACOs for integrated care initiatives in England are assessed.
“In the United States, accountable care organisations ACOs – a group of providers that take responsibility for providing all the care for a given population for a specified period of time – have been developed to provide a more integrated approach to care”.
Accountable care organisations in the United States and England: testing, evaluating and learning what works. London: King’s Fund, March 27th 2014.
Shortell, S. Addicott, R. Walsh, N. [and] Ham, C. (2014). Accountable care organisations in the United States and England: testing, evaluating and learning what works. London: King’s Fund, March 2014.
Abolition of the Purchaser/Provider Split?
Local health economies may soon operate as single entities without purchaser/provider splits.
Pym, H. (2017). Stand by for a quiet revolution in the NHS. London: BBC Health News, February 28th 2017.