Partners in Health : How Physicians and Hospitals Can Be Accountable Together

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-05-03
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Developed by the Institute for Health Policy of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, this edited collection brings together leading health services researchers on health reform and its impact on the essential hospital-physician relationship. These independent assessments cover such topics as accountable health care systems and the role of hospital/physician collaboration and alignment; research findings on physician/hospital collaboration and alignment; and operational issues, and practical models. The book serves as a reference for physician and hospital leaders, policymakers, regulators, academics, analysts, students, the media, and stakeholders.

Author Biography

Francis J. Crosson, MD, is a senior fellow at the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy and the chair of the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP), a policy development organization of 34 of the nation's largest medical groups. Laura A. Tollen, MPH, is a senior health policy leader at the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy.

Table of Contents

Figures and Tablesp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Editorsp. xiii
The Contributorsp. xv
Forewordp. xix
Introduction and Visionp. 1
History of Physician-Hospital Collaboration: Obstacles and Opportunitiesp. 18
Achieving the Vision: Structural Changep. 46
Achieving the Vision: Payment Reformp. 72
Achieving the Vision: Operational Challenges and Improvementp. 93
Overcoming Barriers to Improved Collaboration and Alignment: Legal and Regulatory Issuesp. 110
Overcoming Barriers to Improved Collaboration and Alignment: Governance Issues Youngp. 141
Overcoming Barriers to Improved Collaboration and Alignment: Cultural Issuesp. 169
Special Issues for Safety Net Hospitals and Clinicsp. 185
Special Issues for Academic Medical Centersp. 198
What Needs to Happen Next?p. 216
Indexp. 235
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