1. Practice Models

This section provides descriptions of new models of practices and relationships with external partners. If you have questions or feedback regarding this information please contact Bob Perna at rjp@wsma.org.

Practice Models: Comparisons and Options

  • Care models: E-visits, telemedicine, patient-centered team-based care - Newer care delivery models. (In Development)

Accountable Care Organizations

An organization of providers that agree to be accountable for the quality, cost and overall care of a population of enrollees.

Tier 1 – Written guidance

Tier 2 – Educational programs

  • Revolution in Accountable Care (video)
    Harold D. Miller, American Medical Association
    In this one-hour video presentation, Harold Miller, executive director of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, describes how physicians can be successful with new payment models. This presentation was taped in February at the 2011 AMA National Advocacy Conference.

 

Clinically Integrated Networks

A CIN is a health network using proven protocols and measures to improve patient care, decrease cost and demonstrate value to the market.

Tier 1 – Written guidance

 

If you have questions or feedback regarding this information please contact Bob Perna at rjp@wsma.org.