Disruption is evident throughout society these days, and the healthcare industry has not been spared. Look no further than the recent CVS deal to acquire Aetna or UnitedHealth’s Optum acquisition of 300 medical clinics from DaVita.
ECG was excited to be a 2018 HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute sponsor and speak on the hot topic of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Below are four themes that emerged and stuck with us from many of the keynotes, breakout sessions, and conversations.
While Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase are not pushing their entire market capitalization to focus on healthcare, even a partial focus will shake the healthcare market.
This week’s announcement by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway of their collective intent to form a new organization focused on delivering greater employee healthcare benefits at a lower total cost to the patient is a game changer. The move is indicative of the disruptive paradigm taking hold within the healthcare industry.
To compete successfully, the health systems of 10 to 15 years from now must be as different from their current form as existing systems are from the ones 80 years ago. What will drive this change?
The rise of the accountable care organization (ACO) model has created an unprecedented environment to support cooperation between private physicians and health systems. Not every market or institution has been driven to use these tools to address physician alignment yet.
Learn how ECG partnered with Adventist Health System to use an EHR implementation as a catalyst for a physician enterprise transformation.
The US healthcare delivery system has long been chided for producing a suboptimal experience and mediocre outcomes at great cost. Now customer-centric companies are seizing the opportunity to meet patient demands for improvement on both fronts.
Surgical care is increasingly shifting to the outpatient setting, fueled by numerous factors that include clinical and technological advances, cost savings, and convenience.
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