Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 ACOs to Know

September 1, 2016

NOTE TO EDITOR: Partners For Kids at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is included in this list.

CHICAGO (September 1, 2016, 10 a.m. CST) — Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to release the 2016 edition of its list of 100 ACOs to Know, featuring standout accountable care organizations from around the country.

The organizations named to this list stand out for their excellence in quality, achievements in driving down cost and ability to grow and take on risk.

Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list annually since 2012.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on quality and cost performance, participation in CMS' Next Generation Model, the Pioneer Model, advanced tracks of the Medicare Shared Savings Program and number of recently formed commercial contracts.

The full list features individual profiles of all included ACOs.

The full list can be read here: http://bit.ly/2b1KoeZ

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated healthcare providers, and organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list. Organizations are presented in alphabetical order.

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About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Articles are geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable information, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.

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About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.