Finance and Business Strategy

Clinical Co-Management Arrangements: What Are You Paying For?

Karin Chernoff Kaplan and Rich Chasinoff underscore the importance for a hospital entering a co-management agreement with physicians of clearly defining the services the physicians will provide under the agreement. 

Karin Chernoff Kaplan May 1, 2017

Five Strategies for Building Effective Post-Acute Partnerships

This action brief outlines the benefits of a well-designed partnership between a hospital and post-acute provider and shares the key steps involved in building one.

Option Care May 1, 2017

Acquisition Financing Vehicles

Partnerships between hospitals and skilled nursing facilities are proving helpful as healthcare organizations seek success in a value-based system.

Brad Competty April 28, 2017

Tying Together Acute and Post-Acute Care—Formally Versus Informally

Partnerships between hospitals and skilled nursing facilities are proving helpful as healthcare organizations seek success in a value-based system.

Brad Competty April 28, 2017

How Allina Health Used Data to Improve Quality and Reduce Cost

Data can be the key to improving financial performance while maintaining patient satisfaction.

Penny Wheeler April 28, 2017

From Multiple Health Plans Back to “No Plan”

Healthcare reform may have been temporarily sidelined, but the need to reform, repair, or replace the Affordable Care Act remains.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD April 28, 2017

Short-Term Pain for Long-Term Gain

Finance leaders who engage exclusively in short-term thinking do so at their organization’s peril.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA April 28, 2017

Collaboration Across Competitors

As organizations look to increase the volume of data available, many are looking to forming alliances with competitors.

Eric McKesson April 28, 2017

A Framework for Developing a Telehealth Strategy

Developing a successful telehealth program requires attention to technology components, budget, financial options, and building a flexible system.

Sara Fay April 25, 2017

Lean Construction Processes Maximize Value

Three recent projects, each in a different geographic location, stand out as strong examples of how implementing a collaborative approach and some fundamental Lean principles helped lay the groundwork for success.

Andrew Quirk April 25, 2017
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