Data Transparency will make or break Accountable Care Organisations

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On 30th July the ever excellent Health Service Journal broke the story that Northumberland CCG was planning to hand budgets and functions to a provider led Accountable Care Organisation (ACO).

Whatever your view of the accountable care experience in the United States, this is a story that is anything but frivolous. As the HSJ highlighted, the move in Northumberland represents a big move away from the current commissioner/provider split. Read More…