Balancing Accountable Care With Risk Aversion: Transplantation as a Model


Corresponding author: David A. Axelrod


Transplantation is widely regarded as a model of accountability and transparency in healthcare; however, failure to accurately measure and report appropriate performance metrics is likely to result in risk aversion and decreased access to transplant for higher risk populations. See also Schold et al (page 67) and Schnier et al (page 31).