This week, November 12—18, 2017 is National Nurse Practitioner Week. Nurse practitioners work in hospitals and clinics all over the world providing exceptional care to patients of various health care needs. What is a Nurse Practitioner? A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a clinician who blends clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an added emphasis on […]

OneCare Vermont is an excellent example of Vermonters partnering to tackle a complex challenge: lowering the cost of health care and providing even greater quality of care.  In our last blog post, we shared what an ACO is, how OneCare Vermont originated, and cleared up some myths about how it operates.  Now, we want to […]

Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, we have received a number of questions from members of our community about a new aspect of that law: the Accountable Care Organization (ACO). We wanted to take time to share with you what is myth and what is reality when it comes to […]