Strategic Financial Planning: Spring 2017
Subscribers can access the Spring 2017 issue of Strategic Financial Planning.
Don’t Triage Transformation
Charleston Area Medical Center Health System and Texas Health Resources are two of the most process-literate health systems in the country today, having dramatically redesigned their leadership and operations to prepare for value and improved performance over several years.
2017 CFO Outlook Performance Management Trends and Priorities
To succeed in today’s changing healthcare environment, finance teams must be able to quickly and accurately distill complex data and translate it into meaningful insights for stakeholders.
Managing the Ethical Aspects of MACRA
Value is the key driver and organizing principle of MACRA and MIPS. Therefore, it is critical to define value from the view of different healthcare stakeholders.
Act Offers Funding for Research Mental Health Care
Recent legislation allows for additional funding of medical detox or substance abuse treatment centers and allows for Medicaid coverage for mental health treatment.
Identifying the Gap Between Hospital and Free-Standing Prices
One-third of healthcare finance leaders have created separate pricing for certain outpatient procedures versus inpatient procedures to mitigate volume migration from hospitals. Their greatest concerns are how low the pricing should go and how will this pricing impact the bottom line.
RWJBarnabas Health Transforms Its Equipment Replacement and Service Strategy
New processes, coupled with decision-support software, have helped New Jersey’s largest health system save on equipment service and better plan for equipment replacement.
How a Ride-Sharing Program Drives Better Patient Experiences
CareMore’s Scott Rinefort describes a ride-sharing partnership that has boosted patient satisfaction with the organization’s nonemergency medical transportation services.
Three Rivers Health Uses Analytics to Accomplish Financial Turnaround
A rural Michigan hospital regained its financial footing after integrating disparate financial systems into one platform and leveraging new analytics tools to lead process improvement efforts.
Medxcel Facilities Management: Working Smarter to Make Organizations Safer
Michael Argir, CEO and president of Medxcel Facilities Management, discusses the value and benefits of insourcing facilities-management services.