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COLUMN: New Research Shows How Payer-Provider Partnerships Can Accelerate Adoption of Evidence-Based Care (NEJM Catalyst)

In an effort to accelerate the delivery of medical knowledge and the adoption of evidence-based practices at the point of care, the Alliance of Community Health Plans launched a project exploring the role of health plans in influencing physician behavior.

With funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the ACHP studied its own members — 21 nonprofit, community-based health plans and provider organizations — and found that closely aligned payer-provider partnerships helped hasten evidence from the lab to the bedside.

Read more in NEJM Catalyst (subscriber content)

Learn more about ACHP’s Transforming Care initiative