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ACU care model is a disruptive innovation & radical transformation of care delivery

The ACU: a disruptive innovation & radical transformation of care delivery from the status quo of unit and hospital care structures and processes The ACU® care model is a disruptive innovation in care delivery that fundamentally changes the way care teams and patients interact. Implementing it requires the radical transformation of the following structures and processes […]

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The Greatest Constraint Hospital Leaders Overlook

The Greatest Constraint Hospital Leaders Overlook Proactive hospital care: if you’re not certain you have it throughout your hospital, you probably don’t. And that’s incredibly costly in human as well as financial terms. Hospitals that fail to deliver proactive care are failing as hospitals. Standard of Care Proactive care should be routine, of course. The […]

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Canadian Intermediate Care Unit in an Accountable Care Unit Framework

Creation of a Canadian Intermediate Care Unit in an Accountable Care Unit Framework: First Year Outcomes A focused look at a recent award winning submission to the Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual conference 2017. The submission is made available here with approval from the study authors (details below) and it highlights the outcomes of […]

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Results from Canada’s First Accountable Care Unit

RESULTS FROM CANADA’S FIRST ACCOUNTABLE CARE UNIT A focused look at a recent submission to the Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual conference 2017. The submission is made available here with approval from the study authors (details below) and it highlights the outcomes of Canada’s first Accountable Care Unit. Authors Ron Taylor MD FCFP CCFP(EM […]

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Coordinated care through Accountable Care Units

Coordinated care through the ACU® care model Saskatchewan, Canada, has been driving the growth of the Accountable Care Unit care model locally for the last 3 years. This growth has seen the launch of close to 10 ACUs in a number of hospitals within the state. And more growth is planned as further interest develops […]

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Coordinated care through Accountable Care Units

Coordinated care through the ACU® care model Saskatchewan, Canada, has been driving the growth of the Accountable Care Unit care model locally for the last 3 years. This growth has seen the launch of close to 10 ACUs in a number of hospitals within the state. And more growth is planned as further interest develops […]

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Journal of Hospital Medicine ACU article

JHM ACU article The first peer-reviewed journal article describing the Accountable Care Unit care model (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds). Hospitals have not been optimized to support the functions of multi-disciplinary care teams. In fact, a significant limitation of modern hospitals is the ability to provide high-quality patient centered care. […]

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Journal of Hospital Medicine ACU article

JHM ACU article The first peer-reviewed journal article describing the Accountable Care Unit care model (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds). Hospitals have not been optimized to support the functions of multi-disciplinary care teams. In fact, a significant limitation of modern hospitals is the ability to provide high-quality patient centered care. […]

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1Unit Post-Acute Care

1Unit PAC Post-acute care (PAC) settings play a pivotal role in the patient care continuum. They provide a level of care to patients that most hospitals just don’t have the capacity to meet. And, we think, they’re an often forgotten and neglected clinical space in terms of innovation and quality improvement. As a result, 1Unit […]

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Harvard Business Review ACU article

Description of the Accountable Care Unit® care model – HBR ACU article Back in 2013, the Harvard Business Review approached Dr Jason Stein to learn more about the Accountable Care Unit care model. Dr Stein had already implemented the ACU at Emory Healthcare for several years. Dr Stein had also transferred the ACU care model […]

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