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Rose Rohloff underscores the need for healthcare administrators to ask the right questions to truly understand their data and to update their methodologies to make effective use of their organizations’ business intelligence.
A healthcare organization's ability to succeed in a world of accountable care will depend on the extent to which it has developed an effective clinical integration program.
Learn five ways that hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories will be better able to succeed under payment reform.
Patients’ willingness to seek out appropriate services, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and adhere to prescribed treatments will affect the quality of care and should reduce long-term costs of care.
Findings of a recent study suggest that some types of hospitals participating in CMS's Value-Based Purchasing program can expect to perform much better than other types.
CMS’s final regulations for ACOs make an ACO strategy seem more appealing, but hospitals still will need to perform a careful assessment of their readiness to pursue this strategy.
Hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories-providing bundles of care in a variety of service lines-will be better positioned to compete under value-based business models.
One organization’s long experience as an accountable care organization shows that accountable care can be successful, not only in improving population health, but also financially.
Developing a bundled price offering requires careful planning and leads providers and physicians down the road to delivering better care.
Phase 2 of HFMA’s Value Project research includes five recommendations for action steps that value-oriented providers can take now in preparation for value-based payment.
Capitation again seems on track to displace fee-for-service as the industry’s predominant payment model. Unlike in the 1990s, the casualties may be the providers that cannot adapt.
Opinions differ as to the effect the Affordable Care Act will ultimately have on private health insurance.
Hospitals and physician practices can be structurally or functionally integrated, but those that are structurally integrated often do not function as integrated health systems.
In response to unsustainable cost growth, employers and carriers are deploying a number of tactics to reduce healthcare total expenditures and improve quality.
CFOs should ask these questions before they enter into a physician alignment agreement.
Capitation once again seems on track to displace fee-for-service as the industry's predominant payment model. Unlike in the 1990s, the casualties may be the providers that cannot adapt, not the payment methodology.
The return on investment for high-value health care includes improved safety, reduced cost, and higher volume.
Making the move to COO or to a new leadership position for health systems—chief administrative officer—is a career step that is becoming increasingly attractive to many healthcare CFOs.
Payment challenges, spiraling healthcare costs, and a slow economic recovery are some market forces that have ignited the national explosion of consolidation.
Systematically building capabilities contained in the report on HFMA’s Value project will help organizations thrive in the new era of accountability.
Attention to detail can be the difference between a positive outcome and a derailed initiative.
Almost a year after passage of the Affordable Care Act, there continues to be massive uncertainty associated with what the law will mean for providers and consumers.
Four industry leaders share the ways in which business development is changing in an era of reform—and how CFOs and other healthcare leaders should prepare.
At a recent retreat, financial leaders agree on the need to shift focus from volume to value.
Maryland’s all-payer system has lowered healthcare costs, but also has driven down hospitals’ operating margins and driven up debt.
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