VillageMD Co-Founder and Village Family Practice President Dr. Clive Fields spoke to the Houston Chronicle about leading physician-driven accountable care organizations (ACOs).
In the article "Groups pay physicians to keep patients healthy and save money," Dr. Fields discusses a number of topics, including:
- Patient and physician benefits of the ACO model
- Preventive and proactive care
- Data-driven decision making
Dr. Fields' Village Family Practice is a part of the Accountable Care Coalition of Texas, which was recently named one of the best ACOs in the country.
"The idea of waiting for people to get sick and call us is kind of archaic. You don't do it with your dentist or your auto mechanic or your air-conditioning guy."
Click here to read the full article from the Houston Chronicle.