What can the US and England learn from each other’s health system reforms?

While the US and English health systems are significantly different, both countries are currently working toward better integrating health services, improving population health and managing health care costs. And both countries are developing their own versions of accountable care organisations (ACOs) to help achieve these aims. In this blog, we outline some key opportunities for each country to learn from the other’s experiences, drawing on two articles we recently published in the BMJ and the JAMA. In the United States, ACOs were established in 2010 under the Affordable Care Act as a way to hold health care providers accountable for care quality and [...]