Healthcare reform shows early signs of success

Backing up President Obama's claim that healthcare reform is working as planned, hospitals already are achieving cost savings and improved care under the law, Bloomberg reported. For instance, more than 250 hospitals and physician groups joined the Obama administration's accountable care program and have shown early success. Mount Sinai Care in New York City reports emergency room visits fell 54 percent among high-risk patients. The organization signed up for the Medicare Shared Savings Program to better enable population management and cost-effective medicine, Mark Callahan, M.D., CEO of Mount Sinai Care and FierceHealthcare Editorial Advisory Board member, told FierceHealthcare in a previous interview. – read the full story from FierceHealthcare

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