Lubbock's UMC, and others join ACO as announced last week - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/15/10

Lubbock's UMC, and others join ACO as announced last week

By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - University Medical Center in Lubbock is among 44 hospitals nationwide to join an ACO or Accountable Care Organization as announced on Thursday.  The ACO members hold each other accountable for keeping quality up and costs down.  This particular ACO is called Premier Healthcare Alliance and it has more than 2,400 member hospitals nationwide.

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