|Tug of War|
PCPs and Hospitals Lobby for Purse Strings in Formation of ACOs
Physicians and hospitals are gearing up for a mad dash in the healthcare reform-mandated formation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), with both sides scrambling to hold the purse strings.
|PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Peter C. Wassmer, MD|
Cardiologist, Tampa Bay Heart Institute, Northside Hospital
ST. PETERSBURG –When officials at Northside Hospital announced they were merging their Tampa Bay Heart Institute with The Heart & Vascular Institute of Florida South on Jan. 1, they called on a physician who has extensive knowledge of both operations to issue a statement to the media.