Toshiba America Medical Systems

Completing Health Reform's Puzzle

Understanding the business of healthcare can be confusing for anyone. In this episode of Conversational Healthcare, the implementation and repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate Formula (SGR) is explained by Toshiba’s Healthcare Economics manager, Tom Szostak. 

The ABC's of ACO's

Tom Szostak, Healthcare Economics Manager for Toshiba America Medical Systems discusses Accountable Care Orgtanizations, one of the key government-based healthcare delivery reform measures from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is intended to improve the delivery of healthcare through new payment models. One of the delivery model initiatives supported by the ACA is the creation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). ACOs will increase the value of healthcare for all patients and lead to improved outcomes and quality of care while reducing cost.

Episode Based Care

Tom Szostak, Healthcare Economics Manager for Toshiba America Medical Systems discusses Episode Based Care, one of the key government-based healthcare delivery reform measures from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.