How will Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) affect device sales?

How will Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) affect device sales?

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are one of the most buzzed about programs associated with US healthcare reform. These new partnerships stand to reduce cost, improve efficiency, and raise the quality of care delivered to patients.

Patient accountability is one way. So we have to wait and see how will this population be incentivized for healthy behavior? Goodmark believes in the empowerment of the patient in staying actively involved in their health through direct interaction with their medical record and direct access to testing.

Also will be emphasis on evidence-based medicine to improve outcomes — How can manufacturers best prove the specific benefit of their products? Goodmark identifies partnerships with manufacturers that have products that improve outcomes. We look forward to bringing these products to themarket and serving our consumers.