Physician Success Stories

Dr. Irma Lopez, MD

Internal Medical Physician Dr. Irma Lopez was one of the first PBACO doctors to see the benefits of a new text message app with Jupiter hospital that allows her to receive daily reports on her patients being admitted and discharged from the hospital. This timely information allows her to communicate with her nurse practitioner immediately to schedule follow up appointments with these patients.  In the past, this process could take two or more days.

Physician Success Stories

Dr. Duccio Baldari, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC, FSVM

Cardiology Partners’ Duccio Baldari, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC, FSVM  is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology and endovascular medicine.  He has found that being a member of PBACO has enabled him to improve coordinated care for his patients. “Being part of PBACO allows my staff and me to provide a more comprehensive approach to treatment of our patients,” said Dr. Baldari.

Physician Success Stories

Mudit Jain, M.D., F.A.C.E., E.C.N.U., C.D.E.

Mudit Jain, M.D., F.A.C.E., E.C.N.U., C.D.E. is board certified in internal medicine as well as endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, and is among the few endocrinologists in the country to have received the Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.   As a Broward member of PBACO, Dr. Jain says his involvement will give patients a choice of a specialist located closer to south county residents.   “I strive to provide, efficient, state of the art care in my specialty,” he said,  “and believe being part of PBACO helps me stay abreast of ongoing changes in healthcare.
 

Patient Success Stories

Dr. Irma Lopez, MD

Internal Medical Physician Dr. Irma Lopez was one of the first PBACO doctors to see the benefits of a new txt message app with Jupiter hospital that allows her to receive daily reports on her patients being admitted and discharged from the hospital. This timely information allows her to communicate with her nurse practitioner immediately to schedule follow up appointments with these patients.  In the past, this process could take two or more days.

Welcome to Palm Beach Accountable Care

Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization, LLC (PBACO) was accepted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on July 1, 2012. PBACO is a rapidly growing network of physicians and healthcare professionals dedicated to working in a consistent and cohesive manner to improve the care of Medicare Beneficiaries and lower the growth in health care expenditures. PBACO is composed of physicians who voluntarily agreed to work together to provide high standards of healthcare through a philosophy of continuous quality improvements aimed at achieving the best outcomes in a consistent manner.

PBACO physicians are focused on a model of organization around the primary care physician who provides the 5 core functions of primary care.