Reliance Healthcare is a confederation of three separate physician organizations comprised of independent practicing physicians located in Southeast Michigan. Member physicians participate in one or more of the Reliance Healthcare affiliated organizations, including the Reliance Accountable Care Organization (RACO), Reliance Next Gen ACO, Reliance Physician Organization of Michigan (RPOM), and the Advance Michigan Physician Organization (AMPO). Physician members have medical staff privileges at numerous hospital throughout the region. Reliance Healthcare facilitates physician participation in government sponsored programs, participation in local and national managed care plans, and helps promote quality and efficiency in healthcare.
The mission of Reliance Healthcare is to encourage the delivery of the highest quality healthcare to patients, while providing value-driven services to our physician members. Reliance Healthcare is also committed to maintaining excellence and integrity in all aspects of our operations and in our professional and business conduct.
Reliance Healthcare will distinguish itself as a leader in locally redefining healthcare delivery and will be recognized for the excellence of its facilities and the passion of its physicians in providing quality overcomes and compassionate, innovative care to the patients they serve.
MICHIGAN ACCOUNTABLE-CARE ORGANIZATIONS SCORE WELL FOR 2016
by Jay Greene, published in Crain’s Detroit Business on November 1, 2017
Most of Michigan’s 19 accountable care organizations fared better in 2016 than national averages in both earning shared savings for their hospital and physician partners and in improving quality scores on their Medicare patients, according to an analysis by Crain’s Detroit.
Under incentives provided by the Affordable Care Act, hospitals and doctors have been working together in various ways the past five years to reduce costs and improve quality for 9 million traditional Medicare patients.