Finance and Business Strategy

The Business Case for Social Media in Health Care

Using the right social media platforms can keep healthcare leaders and their employees connected with their communities.

Savanna Myer January 9, 2017

Establishing Quality Interactions With Patients

One emergency medicine physician group raised its patient satisfaction scores from below the 20th percentile to the 99th percentile.

HFMA January 9, 2017

A Physician’s Advice on Protecting Productivity and Boosting Patient Satisfaction

A physician gives advice on protecting productivity and boosting patient satisfaction.

HFMA January 9, 2017

How First Physician Corp. Turned Around Its Patient Satisfaction Scores

One emergency medicine physician group raised its patient satisfaction scores from below the 20th to the 99th percentile. Leaders credit a variety of strategies, including sharing unblinded physician data every quarter.

Laura Ramos Hegwer January 9, 2017

Sidebar: Core Elements of a Shared Accountability Partnership Model

A shared accountability partnership model must include a number of elements.                

HFMA January 9, 2017

Getting Ready for 2017: Five Focus Areas for Medical Groups

Medical groups should focus on five key areas to optimize their position in 2017, with challenges looming in the areas of payment, consumer engagement, population health management, and provider alignment.

Lucy Zielinski January 9, 2017

The CFO’s Game Changer: Creating Value Through Performance-Based Partnerships

Strategic CFOs are leveraging vendor partnerships to help improve performance while keeping costs manageable.

Matthew Bierbaum, MBA January 9, 2017

Housing is Healing—and Health Systems Can Help

Eddie Soler, CFO with Adventist Health System-Florida Division, describes the health system's motivation for giving $6 million to a civic initiative to end chronic homelessness.

Eddie Soler January 6, 2017

Strategic Alliance Partnerships Case Examples

Success in strategic alliance partnerships depends on many factors, including the goals of the organizations involved and the circumstances and challenges they face. Here are three examples of provider payer partnership initiatives and their results. A Large Payer and a

HFMA December 19, 2016

Third-Party Payer Revenue and Operating Model Integration: Provider and Payer Collaboration Strategies

The provider-payer strategic alliance model is growing in popularity as healthcare organizations explore ways to make the transition to value-based care.

Christopher Kalkhof December 19, 2016
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