Improving Our Nation’s Health Care System: Inclusion of Chiropractic in Patient-Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations
SOURCE: J Chiropractic Humanities 2014 (Dec); 21 (1); 49–64
William C. Meeker, DC, MPH,
R.W. Watkins, MD, MPH,
Karl C. Kranz, DC, JD,
Scott D. Munsterman, DC,
Claire Johnson, DC, MSEd
Palmer College of Chiropractic West,
90 E Tasman Dr,
San Jose, CA 95134
+1 408 944 6005
Objective This report summarizes the closing plenary session of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Educational Conference—Research Agenda Conference 2014. The purpose of this session was to examine patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations from various speakers’ viewpoints and to discuss how chiropractic could possibly work within, and successfully contribute to, the changing health care environment.
Discussion The speakers addressed the complex topic of patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations and provided suggestions for what leadership strategies the chiropractic profession may need to enhance chiropractic participation and contribution to improving our nation’s health.
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