No ACOs have reliable interoperability with external organizations, survey finds Last Updated: November 13, 2014
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McKnight’s Long Term Care News: A widespread lack of interoperable technology threatens the Accountable Care Organization model, according to recently released survey results. All 62 ACOs surveyed said “access to data from external organizations” is “challenging.” And 88% said they face “significant obstacles” in integrating data from a variety of sources. This could be a severe impediment as ACOs further build their “expansive network of medical settings,” noted a press release from healthcare improvement company Premier Inc., which conducted the survey.

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