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Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences; Office of Clinical Integration, UMass Memorial Health Care; Department of Emergency Medicine; Clinical Services, UMass Memorial Medical Center; Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

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Health and Medical Administration | Health Economics | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Pharmacy Administration, Policy and Regulation


This cohort study examines the association of integrated specialty pharmacy use among members of a university hospital accountable care organization (ACO) with total medical expenditure.


integrated specialty pharmacy, university hospital accountable care organization, UMCCTS funding

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Soni A, Smith BS, Scornavacca T, McElnea B, Shakman A, Dickson E, McManus DD. Association of Use of an Integrated Specialty Pharmacy With Total Medical Expenditures Among Members of an Accountable Care Organization. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2018772. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.18772. PMID: 33021648; PMCID: PMC7539116. Link to article on publisher's site

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JAMA network open

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