Finance and Business Strategy

Hospitals with PBGH Joint Replacement Contracts

Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), a membership organization that includes many of America’s largest healthcare purchasers, has developed direct contracts for joint replacements, spine procedures, and bariatric surgery with hospitals across the country.

Sidebar July 11, 2016

Interstate Compact Eases Licensure, Improves Quality of Care

Currently, 17 states have adopted compacts to help physician specialists practice across state lines, opening the door for telemedicine opportunities.

J. Stuart Showalter July 11, 2016

States Adopting Interstate Medical Licensure Compacts

Certain states are removing barriers to telemedicine by making it easier for physicians to practice across state lines.

Sidebar July 11, 2016

Forum Webinar: Population Health: Aligning an Organization’s Business and Financial Models

Access the recording and slides from this Forum-exclusive webinar on population health strategies.

HFMA May 24, 2016

Making ACO Participation Pay Off

Delaware Valley ACO’s emphasis on improving care while lowering costs has proven effective, demonstrated by an increase in members from 5,000 to 200,000 in three years.

Chris Anderson May 10, 2016

Millennials Set Pace for Healthcare and Revenue Cycle Management

Millenials want convenient onsite and virtual healthcare service options as well as transparent pricing and easy-to-use payment tools.

Ann Garnier April 5, 2016

How Hospital CFOs Can Work More Effectively With Their Boards of Directors

CFOs can take five steps to encourage strong board relations and governance.

Darcy Lewis April 4, 2016

Ask the Experts: ACO Staffing and Training

We are moving into an accountable care organization (ACO) model this year. What skills should we be targeting for our finance staff to ramp up for the change?

HFMA April 4, 2016

Acting on the Signs and Solutions of Financial Distress

Hospitals and health systems will find the solutions to financial distress more palatable if they recognize the warning signs early and act appropriately to address them.

J. Stuart Showalter February 15, 2016

Should Your Health System Sponsor a Health Plan?

Hospitals and health systems considering sponsoring a health plan must first decide whether they can balance cost and quality before looking at tradeoffs between revenues and the attractiveness of premiums.

Chris Anderson February 10, 2016
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