St. John's steps up to innovate with Medicare

December 21, 2010

Fragmentation of healthcare delivery long has been a hot topic for patients and caregivers. More recently, it also has been getting a lot of attention from lawmakers and regulators. Sisters of Mercy Health System (Mercy) is proving to be ahead of the game, in part through the Springfield region’s successful participation in a national Physician Group Practice demonstration project. The multi-year project targets decreasing the cost of care for Medicare patients while meeting or exceeding high quality standards.

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