AtlantiCare and Geisinger Health System Sign Definitive Agreement

AtlantiCare health system of Atlantic City, N.J., and Geisinger Health System of Danville, Penn., announced the signing of a definitive agreement for AtlantiCare to become a member of Geisinger Health System, creating the foundation for value-driven, population-based care delivery in southern New Jersey.

The relationship between AtlantiCare and Geisinger Health System is built on the understanding that the health care delivery system in the United States is changing to a value-based model. As a result, the agreement emphasizes implementation of evidence-based medicine programs, enhancing capabilities and clinical services, optimizing the use of the electronic health record and clinical informatics, and implementing population health management and value-based payment models.