Wisconsin spine group makes partnership to join ACO: 3 details

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | January 10, 2019 | Print  |

Neenah, Wis.-based Neuroscience Group partnered with Appleton, Wis.-based ThedaCare to join the health system's ACO, according to the Waushara Argus.

For the past 30 years, Neuroscience Group has combined neurosurgery, neurology, orthopedic spine surgery, interventional and non-interventional pain management and physician therapy at its various locations throughout the state. The spine group parnters with primary care providers to administer improved spine and neurologic care. 

Three details:

1. ThedaCare welcomed Neuroscience Group as the preferred partner for brain, spine and pain care. ThedaCare's ACO brings together more than 1,100 employees and affiliated healthcare providers to collaborate on quality, cost and overall care.

2. The Neuroscience Group comprises 40 caregivers, including 17 physicians and 23 associate providers.

3. The spine group will remain an independent physician-owned clinic; however, it will work with ThedaCare to strengthen its care.

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