Finance and Business Strategy

Does Price Transparency Work?

A recent Harvard study shows no patient spending decrease, but its parameters may overlook some key strategies.

Erin Murphy August 9, 2016

Finding Value in Healthcare Innovation Centers

Henry Ford Health System is bringing new ideas to market through its innovation center, which is called the Innovation Institute.

Laura Ramos Hegwer August 9, 2016

Winning Direct Contracts with Employers

Pacific Business Group on Health, a leader in direct contracting, uses an extensive evaluation process to choose the provider organizations for its Employers Centers of Excellence Network.

Lola Butcher July 11, 2016

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
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