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What’s Happening at MCOL – Hospital Value Based Purchasing and ACO Webinars this week!

By Claire Thayer, June 25, 2012

In October, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will launch its value-based purchasing program for hospitals. Part of the Affordable Care Act, this program is an ambitious initiative intended to improve patient outcomes by encouraging hospitals to closely follow best clinical practices.  Join Payers & Providers on Wednesday this week for an examination of what hospitals are doing to prepare for this new initiative. Register at:

Our webinar event on Thursday focuses on Accountable Care from the perspective of Mid State Health Center.  Please join Sharon Beaty, Chief Executive Officer of Mid State Health Center on Thursday at 1PM Eastern as she provides an inside look at the environment, developmental challenges, operational issues, relevant dynamics, lessons learned and current considerations for Accountable Care with her organization. Addition details are available at:

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