AMGA launches ACO Advancement Collaborative and Execution Collaborative The American Medical Group Association announced today that it will launch two collaborative centered on practical steps toward creating high-performing organizations and systems of care termed Accountable Care Organizations: a Advancement Collaborative and an Implementation Collaborative. The collaboratives will offer usage of content experts and offer a forum in which peer organizations can study from one another as they begin to build and refine business and care processes to build up high-quality, efficient, and sustainable systems of care that provide high-value care with their patients and communities.Lippe, MD, Award This award is given to a physician for excellent contributions to the sociable and political aspect of Pain Medicine. Social and political accomplishments could possibly be the ones that benefit the research, the practice or the recognition of the specialty. Related StoriesIdentifying obstructive coronary artery disease in women: an interview with Dr. This award is provided for continuing contributions for the essential or clinical science of Pain Medication or for demonstration of scientific excellence or creativity in the practice of Discomfort Medicine. Perry G. This award is given to an individual for specific exceptional contributions. This award was created to honor those health care specialists whose deeds reflect their recognition of the importance and impact of the specialty of Discomfort Medication.