Partnerships and Value

Physician Partnerships in the Era of ACA Repeal and Replace

Bundled care for the uninsured may presents an effective solution to the looming challenges facing the healthcare industry.

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE July 5, 2017

Why Independence Assessments Still Matter

Daniel M. Grauman discusses the importance of an independence assessment amongst merger activity. 

Daniel M. Grauman June 20, 2017

Group Health Cooperative’s Effective Use Patient Decision Aids: Key Success Factors

The effective use of patient decision aids is exemplified by an approach implemented by Group Health Cooperative in Seattle (now a part of Kaiser Permanente).

HFMA June 20, 2017

Patient Engagement: A Missing Piece to the Value Puzzle

Healthcare organizations face a pressing need to meet the needs of the top 5 percent of the population who account for 50 percent of the nation’s healthcare cost.

Chad Mulvany June 20, 2017

How All Parties in Health Care Can Support Each Other

Health systems, health plans, physicians, and patients should all be willing to work together, rather than individually, to find ways to help bend the cost curve of the nation’s healthcare system.

Keith D. Moore, MCP May 23, 2017

Preventing Readmissions: A Primary Care Strategy

To engage primary care physicians in efforts to reduce readmissions, a hospital should effectively communicate with them, support their educational needs, and seek their input regarding post-acute care provider options. 

Clive Fields, MD May 2, 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

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

Care Transition to Skilled Nursing Facilities

Derek McLaren discusses how hospitals can best forge strong partnerships with skilled nursing facilities. 

Derek McLaren March 7, 2017

HFMA Executive Roundtable: Engaging with External Partners to Support Value-Based Care

In this roundtable, several hospital leaders discuss the benefits of partnering with external entities that provide clinical services, describing how this can assist organizations in better meeting the tenets of value-based care.

HFMA March 2, 2017
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