The Necessary Direction of ACOs

Published Online: Friday, July 12, 2013
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In this video from the American Journal of Managed Care, Philip R. Schauer, MD, director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio contends that accountable care organizations (ACOs) need to recognize obesity as a legitimate disease that is the basis for many other serious conditions. He emphasizes that obesity requires treatment and that surgery is an appropriate intervention for certain patients. To see more videos from AJMC, visit: http://www.ajmc.com/ajmc_tv/interviews.

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