ProHealth Solutions ACO

Trust our accountable care organization, ProHealth Solutions, to help you get the right care at the right time while avoiding unnecessary health care costs. ProHealth Solutions is a joint venture between ProHealth Care and Waukesha Elmbrook Healthcare.

What’s an accountable care organization?

An accountable care organization (ACO) is a group of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers who work together to provide coordinated, high-quality care to people with Medicare.

Our ACO model

ProHealth Solutions participates in the Next Generation ACO Model. This means you:

  • Have greater access to services like post-discharge home visits, telehealth services and skilled nursing facility care.
  • May be eligible for a reward payment if you see one of our participating providers for your annual Medicare wellness visit.
  • May benefit from better-coordinated care and improved outcomes.

Our people

View our participating providers or learn about our leaders.

Board of Managers

The ProHealth Solutions Board of Managers works together to improve the quality and efficiency of health care in our community.

  • Chris Davies, MD, Waukesha Surgical Specialists – chairperson
  • Vicki Dallmann-Papke, ProHealth Care – vice chairperson
  • Susan Edwards, ProHealth Care – president
  • Rick Papandrea, MD, Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin – vice president
  • Ellen Comiskey, MD, Moreland OB-GYN Associates – secretary
  • Ronald Farr, ProHealth Care – treasurer
  • Mary Baer – Medicare beneficiary representative
  • Matthew Biebel, MD, Waukesha Pediatrics
  • Pete Bacon, ProHealth Care
  • Ken Price, ProHealth Care
  • Brad Treichel, ProHealth Care
  • Tim Westlake, MD, Lake Country Emergency Physicians

Clinical and administrative leaders

Our leadership includes:

  • Pete Bacon, ProHealth Care – chief administrative officer
  • Ronald Farr, ProHealth Care – chief financial officer
  • Arthur Coffey, MD, ProHealth Care – medical director
  • Dan Bailey, ProHealth Care – vice president payer contracting & finance
  • Vicki Dallmann-Papke, ProHealth Care – vice president population health management
  • Don Reichert, ProHealth Care – vice president information services
  • Lynn Wojnowski, ProHealth Care – manager, accountable care organization operations

Contact us

To learn more about ProHealth Solutions, contact:

Peter Bacon
Chief Administrative Officer
262-696-0475
Peter.Bacon@phci.org

Learn more

To learn more about ACOs, visit Medicare.gov or call 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227). TTY users call 877-486-2048.

Shared Savings and Losses:

Aggregate amount of shared savings/losses

  • Performance year 1 (2017) - $5,650,527
  • Performance year 2 (2018) - $2,367,002

How shared savings are invested and distributed

  • Not yet determined

2017 & 2018 quality performance results

Measure number

Measure name

Your 2017 ACO
performance rate

2017 Mean
performance rate
(NextGen ACOs)

Your 2018 ACO
performance rate

2018 Mean
performance rate
(NextGen ACOs)

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting timely care, appointments, and information

84.50

81.29

83.41

86.37

ACO-2

CAHPS: How well your providers communicate

93.56

93.20

94.76

94.10

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients' rating of provider

92.43

92.41

93.03

92.78

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to specialists

84.64

82.83

80.16

81.16

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health promotion and education

63.71

62.51

61.94

60.83

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared decision making

77.28

74.98

64.32

61.11

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health status/functional status

76.74

73.37

77.01

73.98

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of patient resources

19.99

24.54

20.80

25.29

ACO-8

Risk-Standardized, all-condition readmission

14.75

15.18

15.15

15.19

ACO-35

Skilled nursing facility 30-day readmission (SNFRM)

18.16

18.66

20.60

19.02

ACO-36

All-cause unplanned admissions for patients with diabetes

34.72

37.90

36.72

36.88

ACO-37

All-cause unplanned admissions for patients with heart failure

78.85

80.35

80.19

78.83

ACO-38

All-cause unplanned admissions for patients with multiple chronic conditions

59.98

62.08

61.45

60.02

ACO-43

Ambulatory sensitive condition acute composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator [PQI] #91)

1.79

1.73

1.80

1.85

ACO-44

Use of imaging studies for low back pain

70.21%

68.01%

70.83%

67.02%

ACO-12

Medication reconciliation post-discharge

1.26%

63.87%

36.81%

80.75%

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for future fall risk

81.70%

74.09%

80.56%

80.83%

ACO-14

Preventive care and screening: Influenza immunization

75.25%

74.14%

77.82%

71.39%

ACO-15

Pneumonia vaccination status for older adults

94.61%

76.65%

92.81%

78.09%

ACO-16

Preventive care and screening: Body mass index (BMI) screening and follow up

28.15%

64.16%

47.37%

72.05%

ACO-17

Preventive care and screening: Tobacco use: Screening and cessation intervention

98.39%

90.16%

63.64%

70.77%

ACO-18

Preventive care and screening: Screening for clinical depression and follow-up plan

59.68%

59.12%

62.62%

65.96%

ACO-19

Colorectal cancer screening

78.23%

69.70%

83.67%

71.87%

ACO-20

Breast cancer screening

85.22%

72.55%

88.52%

73.80%

ACO-42

Statin therapy for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease

84.87%

80.94%

77.31%

79.17%

ACO-40

Depression remission at 12 months

5.66%

6.11%

5.56%

6.69%

Diabetes Composite

Diabetes composite (all or nothing scoring)

66.94%

44.91%

61.02%

47.93%

ACO-27

Diabetes mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c poor control

9.27%

16.60%

11.02%

15.42%

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye exam

70.97%

51.17%

66.93%

52.93%

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling high blood pressure

73.39%

74.19%

80.63%

74.42%

ACO-30

Ischemic vascular disease (IVD): Use of aspirin or another antiplatelet

93.98%

86.80%

96.78%

88.11%

ACO-36

All-cause unplanned admissions for patients with diabetes

34.72%

37.90%

36.72%

36.88%

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    21
    Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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    21
    Monday
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    22
    Tuesday
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    22
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