ACOs and Physician Leaders: Two Perspectives—Part 1

Guest blog by Christine Mackey-Ross

The move toward Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) is in full swing. Health care leaders are considering a variety of approaches to realigning or even reconceiving existing organizations to fit new models. I recently interviewed two noted physician executives—John B. Chessare, MD, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), and S. Rockwell Fredrickson, MD, President and managing director of physician integration of Integris Physicians Services (IPS) in Oklahoma City—to gain their insights.

In this post, I’ll…