Mission Possible: Implementing eConsult in the Los Angeles County Healthcare System

Date published: September, 2013 (6 pages)

With the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act fast approaching, providers are getting ready by making changes to their current systems. They are preparing for an influx of newly insured patients, attempting to position themselves as providers of choice within their communities and working on developing health homes and accountable care organizations. There is growing recognition that healthcare systems need to become more integrated to achieve the “Triple Aim” goals of improved health outcomes, enhanced patient experience and reduced healthcare costs.