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Transformation toward value-based healthcare is reshaping the delivery of care, patient expectations, and payment structures.
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By applying principles of ethical decision making, healthcare finance leaders can make sound decisions and also manage risk.
By centralizing and standardizing real estate practices and processes, hospitals and health systems can reduce risk and increase efficiency.
The ACO structure helps healthcare organizations cross the chasm between volume and value.
Hospitals are under pressure to reduce prices on radiology and other retail services, according to a recent survey. However, before lowering prices, finance leaders need to carefully analyze the effect on margins.
Value-based contracts between healthcare providers and payers are complex and demand greater accountability than fee-for-service contracts.
The Minnesota health system uses a rolling financial monitoring and forecasting process, which eliminates much of the minutiae of preparing a yearly revenue forecast.
An expert with 20-plus years of healthcare M&A advisory experience share lessons learned for finance leaders involved in mergers and acquisitions.
What does it take to become an effective player in the private health insurance exchange market? Here are some basic qualifications for participation.
For Fairview and North Memorial, a big advantage to playing on the private exchange market is actually knowing who their individual ACO members are. It’s the difference between assigned and attributed populations.
Penn Highlands Healthcare worked with an investment bank to structure a full recapitalization by refunding $65 million in existing debt across the system, as well as obtaining $25 million in new money for six planned capital projects.
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Publication Date: Tuesday, June 02, 2015
In this Business Profile, Bruce Haupt, president and CEO of ClearBalance, discusses how a patient loan program can increase patient collections, reduce bad debt, and speed cash flow.
In this Business Profile, Jerry Bruno, principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, discusses the importance of choosing revenue cycle solutions that help an organization meet the challenges of a quickly evolving healthcare environment.
In this business profile, Lane Jackson, a partner in the Grant Thornton LLP Health Care Advisory Services practice, with extensive experience in overseeing system implementations and revenue cycle reorganizations, discusses best practices for elevating revenue cycle performance during an EMR implementation. Grant Thornton LLP is a sponsor of the Large System Controllers Council Affinity Group.
In this business profile, Amy Gross, senior vice president of Key Government Finance, discusses the benefits of private placement transactions to support large-scale financing projects.
In this business profile, Doug Polasky, executive vice president at Xtend Healthcare, explains the importance of having sound workflow processes in a consolidated business office to ensure optimal performance and reduce costs.
In this business profile, sponsored by SSI, Jay Colfer, vice president of sales and marketing, shares how patient access solutions are reversing the trend toward increased bad debt resulting from the rise in high-deductible consumer health plans.
In this business profile of Deloitte Consulting, Matthew Hitch and David Betts explore the potential benefits of elevating the customer experience and outline strategies to change service delivery.
TriMedx helps health systems control costs and uncover savings opportunities by optimizing the clinical engineering function.
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