According to 88% of healthcare companies who responded to Health Information Network's (HIN) third annual survey on ACOs, Clinical Outcomes is the top metric evaluated to measure ACO success.
What Was Learned:
HIN's ACO survey captured how 138 healthcare organizations are participating in ACOs, including who administers the ACO, which providers participate in the ACO, the top components of an ACO, and much more.
According to survey respondents, the top five metrics evaluated to measure ACO success are:
- Clinical outcomes: 88 percent
- Patient satisfaction: 68 percent
- Health utilization: 64 percent
- Health claims: 60 percent
- Engagement: 48 percent
Source: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks — Accountable Care Organizations, November 2013