St. Joseph Hoag Health and Children’s Hospital of Orange County said today that
they would form an accountable care organization.
which is located in Orange, and St. Joseph Hoag Health will share in the
financial and medical responsibilities of managing and providing care to
patients. The institutions said in a release that the goals were to improve
quality, enhance patients’ experience and “create efficiencies through
collectively attending to patients’ needs and avoiding unnecessary treatments.”
accountable care organization includes eight hospitals and nine medical groups
and affiliated doctor
said it would remain independent and continue to care for children who are
outside of the St. Joseph Hoag Health network.
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