Getting the full value out of your transaction/acquisition plan
As the health care industry continues to consolidate, health system leaders are facing increasing pressure to aggressively acquire scale. With opportunities including acquisition or divestiture of individual hospitals, health systems, and physician practices, the M&A landscape has become even more complex. Additionally, shrinking margins and changing payment mechanisms also put greater pressure on realizing the expected value of a transaction through strategic, operational, and financial alignment.
This webinar will explain strategies for achieving the full value of your transaction by exploring frameworks and case studies for developing transaction value and defining strategic intent; conducting value focused diligence across 6-8 high value areas; and transitioning from deal planning and execution to integration planning and implementation.
We will present approaches to develop a replicable playbook that addresses that continuum, from due diligence and deal structure, Day 1 Readiness planning, and post-merger integration approaches. In addition to sharing some tested methodologies to enable achievement of the strategic and operational premise of any transaction, we will also share lessons learned from more challenging, and even failed transactions.
Original live webinar date: 11/19/19
The road to analytics: Where are providers today? Where are they headed?
Original live webinar date: 10/29/2019
Certified Specialist Physician Practice Management Recertification
The CSPPM recertification program is recommended for active, eligible, HFMA CSPPM certificants with an upcoming maintenance due date of May 31, 2020. Not sure when your CSPPM expiration date is? Sign in, click your profile image in the upper right corner, select My Development, and then click on the Certifications tab near the center of your page. You'll see your certifications along with their expiration date.
HFMA requires that eligible CSPPM certificants gain competence in the physician practice management arena by taking a short assessment every two years. This program provides healthcare organizations with a means to ensure that their staff has the body of knowledge necessary to meet their demands.
CSPPM recertification course outline:
- Encounter Processing
- Accounts Receivable: Collections, Policy, and Evaluation
- Budgeting and Benchmarking
- Integrated Health Systems and Managed Care
This online program includes the above recertification courses and a recertification assessment. The assessment has 50 multiple choice questions and you have 90 minutes to complete it in one sitting. The passing score is 70%. If you do not pass on the first attempt, there is a mandatory 30-day waiting period. Please keep this in mind, as the deadline to complete the recertification assessment (to maintain your certification) is May 31, 2020.
Advancing decision support at Wake Forest Baptist Health
As a nationally-recognized academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wake Forest Baptist Health wanted to advance their decision support data to enable their team of financial, clinical, technology, and other specialty staff in both their academic and non-academic medical center.
Leveraging data governance, enhanced pharmaceutical data for costing, and alignment between professional and technical activity, the organization was able to define and standardize their solution across the enterprise, implementing and iterating to educate analysts across the organization.