ACO Watch: A Mid Week Review

On the Wednesday, December 22nd 2010 program at 11AM Pacific and 2PM Eastern, thought leader, blogger, lecturer and consultant Kent Bottles, MD, returns for an encore conversation.  We’ll highlight key points in several of the recent reports issued, here, here and here, by the Center for American Progress, the California Healthcare Foundation, and Health Affairs, respectively …

Kent Bottles, MD Guest Commentator on 2nd ‘ACO Watch: A Mid-Week Review’

On Tuesday at 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern Kent Bottles, MD, (aka @kentbottles on Twitter) noted blogger, health care social media thought leader, lecturer and physician leadership role model and mentor will address ‘physician leadership and the collaboration imperative’. Clearly as we prepare for the ‘roll out’, ‘ramp up’ or otherwise ‘peppering of the health care …

Hospitals Need To Focus On Culture In Order to Be Able to Survive in an Era of Accountable Care Organizations and Medicaid Reimbursement Rates

Kent Bottles, MD When a health system asked me to facilitate a Board discussion on physician alignment and integration on November 12, 2010, I was already committed to giving a keynote on the future of health care for the American Institute of CPAs in Las Vegas on November 11.Although I usually fly Delta or USAir …