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ACOs' Impact on Hospitalization Rates of Rural Older Adults with Diabetes: Early Indications

Description
Examines the impact of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) on reducing the hospitalization rate for diabetes related conditions of older adults living in rural southeast areas of the U.S. where the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes is higher. Highlights the characteristics of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) participating in ACOs and the adult patients they serve.
Author(s)
Yi-Ling Lin, Judith Ortiz, Celeste Boor
Citation
Family & Community Health, 41(4), 265-273
Date
2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
Accountable Care Organizations · Diabetes · Elderly population · Hospitals · Rural Health Clinics · Statistics and data