The Impact of Health Care Delivery Reforms on Patients and Providers

by Rebecca Farley on June 24, 2011

The Affordable Care Act fosters the implementation of innovative healthcare delivery models, with the overall goal of improving patient care and achieving better value in the U.S. healthcare system. New delivery models supported in the health reform law include Accountable Care Organizations and health homes, among others. As providers prepare for these upcoming delivery system changes, many questions remain. How will these delivery models operate? What are their challenges and benefits? Which models hold the most promise for improving outcomes for patients?

This new video series from Novartis Pharmaceuticals explores these issues and examines their implications for health care practitioners and patients with chronic conditions. Videos in the series include:

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: The State of the US Health Care System

Part 3: The Future of Care Delivery: Accountable Care Organizations and Medical Homes

Part 4: Creating Lasting Payment and Delivery Reform: Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation and Independent Payment Advisory Board


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