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The transition to a value-based healthcare system will require changes in many things, not least of which is the language used to define value in health care.
As independent medical practices seek hospital-physician alignment, hospitals should strive to be the “hospital of choice” for those practices for their mutual survival.
As the transition to a value-based payment and care delivery system accelerates, more providers will consider taking the plunge into population health management.
As the dust is settles on the Supreme Court decision on whether the Affordable Care Act is constitutional, providers need to recognize how much uncertainty remains in the future and plan accordingly.
There are revenue opportunities hidden in the healthcare reform law for strong, nimble hospitals and health systems that can demonstrate strong quality and financial performance.
For integration among hospitals, physicians, and other providers to be successful, healthcare leaders should address eight competencies in executing an effective integration strategy.
Baylor Health Care System believes that an accountable care organization (ACO) should start with a conviction that every aspect of the organization should be devoted to serving patients.
The return on investment for high-value health care includes improved safety, reduced cost, and higher volume.
Skilled nursing facilities that participated in an INTERACT quality improvement project experienced a 17 percent year-over-year reduction in hospital admissions.
This infographic highlights more than 20 innovative practices that hospitals and health systems are adopting to improve patient flow in the ED and beyond.
Hospitals and health systems are testing a variety of tactics to prevent medication errors and boost patient compliance with prescription orders.
Four case studies illustrate how providers are testing new partnerships, approaches, and technologies to improve care coordination.
Thanks to a radical new matrix management structure, Scripps Health had its best fiscal year ever in terms of quality, patient satisfaction, and financial health.
The use of tablets instead of computers has the potential to improve productivity and patient care in VA hospitals, says Roger Baker.
Care coordination is very hard work, says Gerri Lamb. "Connecting the different parts of the healthcare system and making those parts work together is really tough."
Cleveland Clinic has introduced four mobile apps to date.
Forward thinking healthcare leaders are wisely investing in care coordination strategies. Healthcare providers are finding the greatest success with a low-tech, high-touch approach: connecting patients with dedicated, caring staff members.
CFOs should ask these questions before they enter into a physician alignment agreement.
In response to unsustainable cost growth, employers and carriers are deploying a number of tactics to reduce healthcare total expenditures and improve quality.
Hospitals and physician practices can be structurally or functionally integrated, but those that are structurally integrated often do not function as integrated health systems.
Successful population health management depends on substantial clinical data integration across the care enterprise and automated tools for engaging patients in their own care.
Healthcare leaders must consider a great variety of dimensions as they strive to create connections that will achieve a true system.
Payment challenges, spiraling healthcare costs, and a slow economic recovery are some market forces that have ignited the national explosion of consolidation.
To meet the challenges of accountable care, where payment is based much more on the value than on the volume of services delivered, hospitals must engage physicians in a shared effort to decrease costs and improve quality.
Doug Festermaker, managing partner and executive vice president of health care, Warbird Consulting Partners, shares strategies to leverage outsourced CFO expertise to lead special projects or fill interim roles while recruiting is underway.
Lisa Schneider, CFA, managing director, non-profits & healthcare systems at Russell Investments, offers insights on today’s asset management environment and what to look for when working with a solutions provider to optimize a healthcare organization’s portfolio strategy and manage risk.
Todd W. Lillibridge, president and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc., and executive vice president of medical property operations at Ventas, discusses trends in healthcare real estate strategy and key considerations when choosing a partner for managing a healthcare organization's service and capital needs.
Paul Weygandt, MD, JD, vice president of physician services, talks about the importance of integrating clinical documentation improvement with patient care in real time, and how Nuance is turning the EHR into a tool valued by physicians.
Robert Reid, CEO, of Intacct discusses healthcare providers' urgent need to manage growth, and how the right cloud financial management application can make all the difference for their financial leaders.
Chris Armstrong, principal and ICD-10 practice leader for Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Steve Burrill, partner and health care provider advisory practice leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP, offer strategies to consider for determining the best path forward during the delay.
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