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American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) Hosts Accountable Care Organization Panel in Tuscon with Elliott Fisher

ACPE members met in Tuscon on November 14th – 18th, 2010. Dr. Elliot Fisher, who oversees the Dartmouth-Brookings Pilot (ACO) Project, and who is often credited for ‘coining’ the term ‘Accountable Care Organization’ chairs the panel, featuring:

Mark Werner, MD, CPE, FACPE — Chief Medical Officer of the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virgina, and an ACPE board member.

Palmer Evans, MD, FACOG — Chief Medical Officer of Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona.

Steven Hester, MD, FAAP — Chief Medical Officer of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky.

The panelists addressed the challenges and opportunities experienced setting up ACOs in their respective organizations.

To view the entire session including an informative Q & A, click here.

Hat tip to Mark Browne, MD aka @consultdoc.

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