User Experience in Accountable Care Organizations

Accountable Care organizations (ACOs) are one of the most visible illustrations of the new models of Fee-for-Value that were established in the Affordable Care Act.  The HIMSS Accountable Care taskforce defines the core IT capabilities needed for an Accountable Care Organization as:

Infrastructure | Collaborative Care Management & Coordination | Patient Engagement | Analytics

The task forces’ starter kit, entitled “Accountable Care Organizations: Core IT Capabilities Defined” provides more details for each core capability.  Below are resources that highlight the topic of usability/user experience (UX) as it relates to the core IT capabilities for ACOs.

Infrastructure

Collaborative Care Management & Coordination