Strategic Financial Planning: Summer 2017
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Care Management Redesign
The Rise of Outpatient Joint Replacement
By Lola Butcher
Although joint replacement surgeries will increasingly be performed as outpatient procedures, inpatient volumes are expected to hold steady.
Capital Budgeting & Allocation
Taxable Debt Offers Finance Flexibility
By Robert Fojut
As healthcare delivery evolves beyond acute care, not-for-profit healthcare leaders are increasingly turning to the taxable debt market.
Setting Competitive Prices with the Consumer in Mind
By Laura Ramos Hegwer
Finance leaders face a difficult balancing act when setting prices, particularly for new services.
4 Best Practices for Effective Post-Allocation Management
From our sponsor Kaufman, Hall & Associates
By Jason H. Sussman and Jess Block
Thoughtful design and implementation of capital post-allocation management encourages project sponsors to meet the performance targets established in their business plans.
Critical Drivers of Payment Differentials
By William O. Cleverley
Increases in hospital payment have not kept pace with general inflation. Healthcare leaders can isolate areas that help maintain or improve current performance.
Thinking About Robotization: It’s More than Efficiency and Costs Savings
By William Marty Martin
Healthcare leaders should consider the impact of robotics implementations on various stakeholders by using a risk and reward analysis.
Hospice Programs Save Costs, Reduce Readmissions
An Interview with John Mastrojohn III by Ed Avis
Applying hospice home-based skills to hospital care and strategic planning may reduce patient stays.“There are many lessons hospitals can learn from hospice providers,” says John Mastrojohn III, of the National Hospice and Palliative Care.
Strategy at a Glance
Action Steps for Health System Innovation
Four strategies can drive an innovative spirit within health systems.