Dec 042013
Portrait of Dr. Joanne Lynn

The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation is sponsoring a webinar featuring Dr. Joanne Lynn: Changing Care for the Frail Elderly: Community Based Care, Long-Term Care and ACOs. The program will run Thursday, December 5, from 2:30-3:30 pm, ET. Dr. Lynn will  discuss reforming care delivery to better support frail, elder. Currently, Dr. Lynn and  Altarum Institute are looking to test a new model, “MediCaring ACOs”, and have applied for funding from the CMS Innovation Center. MediCaring offers a comprehensive approach to medical care, long-term care, and social support services.  ACOs would be organized locally, by geography.

Dr. Lynn  authored an opinion piece published on November 13, 2013, in the Journal of the American Medical Association on “Reliable and Sustainable Comprehensive Care for Frail Elderly People.” The PDF can be downloaded here.

To join the Webinar:

1. Visit and select launch in web browser.
2. Use the following dial-in to participate in the audio conference:
Call (201) 479-4595; Enter Room Number: 22240239#



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