Into a Brave New World: Health System Strategy for the COVID-19 Era
This presentation will provide an overview of the major implications of the changing environment for health system strategy, with a particular focus on how broader consumer-focused trends, already in motion, will be impacted in the aftermath of the pandemic. Particular attention will be paid to implications for payer and employer contracting, physician alignment, and consumer engagement.
The Business of Caring: Increasing Value Through Outcomes-Based Staffing
The linkage between nursing care and patient outcomes is widely accepted, yet it is often difficult to achieve an evidence-based allocation of nursing resources that is understood and accepted by all. Join representatives from HFMA, AONL, and ANA in an exploration of the evolution from conventional, quasi-adversarial nursing/finance working relationships to patients-first interprofessional collaboration. Walk away with a collaborative action plan to improve nursing resource allocation and thereby improve the value of care that patients receive.
Maximun Payment Adjustments: Best Practice in Quality Reporting
With a focus on small and rural practices, you'll learn some of the "behind the curtain" insights into the Quality Payment Program (AKA MACRA) and explore what goes into achieving an exceptional performance score. Topics will include quality measures selection and performance management, promoting interoperability performance improvement, and improvement actvities selection and compliance.
What's your (new) financial persona?
Where do you fit when looking at diversifying future revenue streams: Do you lean toward a defensive position - reverting to your core business; or an offensive position - focusing on growth strategies that will generate new and diversified revenue streams and capture margin? This challenge has taken on a new urgency in a post-COVID-19 economy. In this session, you'll explore potential paths for organizational recovery that depend less on traditional core revenue streams. Rather, you'll be challenged to think about co-owning margins with new partners and solutions, examine what it would take to capture the equivalent NPR from strategic diversification, and create a framework for the future that is metric as well as outcome-based.